Dr Willie Rockward graduated with a B.S. degree in Physics from Grambling State University, a M.S. degree in Physics from State University of New York at Albany, and a Ph.D. in physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). He is the Chair of the Department of Physics & Dual Degree Engineering Program (Physics & DDEP) and the Research Director of the Materials and Optics Research & Engineering (MORE) Laboratory.
Dr. Renee Horton is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a B.S. of Electrical Engineering with a minor in Math in 2002 and a Ph.D. in Material Science with a concentration in Physics from the University of Alabama. She currently serves as the Space Launch System (SLS) Lead Metallic/Weld Engineer in the NASA Residential Management Office at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans.
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Dr. Stephen Roberson graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Florida A&M University, a M.S. in physics from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. in physics from Florida A&M University. He is currently an employee of PolarisAlpha contracted to work with the US Army as a subject matter expert in ultrafast laser physics.
Mr. Burrow is a graduate of Morehouse College with B.S.'s in Physics and Mathematics in 2012 and a M.S. in Electro-Optics with a concentration in Physics from the University of Dayton (UD) in 2017. He currently is pursuing his doctoral degree in Electro-Optics at UD researching nano-patterning and temporal control of phase change materials for reconfigurable photonics and tunable infrared/terahertz metamaterials.