URECA Researcher of the Month for August: Josephine Elumeze
Josephine is an Electrical Engineering major (class of 2025), and a member of CSTEP and LSAMP.
On campus, Josephine has been engaged in the Career Center Diversity Professional
Leadership Network/DPLN program where she will be paired with a professional mentor
in National Grid. Prior to coming to Stony Brook in fall 2022, Josephine completed
an Associate degree in Electrical Engineering at LaGuardia Community College where
she was a member of the CUNY Research Scholars Program in 2020-21, and won a “best
presentation award” for her project on characterizing aerosol in the atmosphere to
investigate patterns leading to the June 2020 dust plume over the Gulf and Caribbean.
In Summer 2022, Josephine gained valuable experience in computing models that help
predict atmospheric occurrences through an internship at the Cooperative Institute
for Modeling Earth Systems (a collaboration of Princeton University and the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab.) Long
term, Josephine plans to pursue graduate studies (PhD) in electrical engineering.
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