Sloan Mentor Profiles


Qiong Zhang

Dr. Qiong Zhang is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Zhang holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the North-West Institute of Architecture Engineering and master’s degree from Tsinghua University. In 2001, she earned her Ph.D. from Michigan Technological University.  PROFILE


Amelia Shevenell

Dr. Amelia Shevenell is an Associate Professor of Geological Oceanography at the College of Marine Science. Her research focus in Paleoceanography generates geochemical, and micropaleontologic records from marine sediments to understand Earth’s high latitude climate evolution. Specifically, she contributes toward a greater understanding of ocean-ice sheet interactions in the context of ongoing climate change.  PROFILE


Sriram Chellappan

Sriram Chellappan is a Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. His research interests include socio-technical systems, cybersecurity, smart health, cyber-physical systems, mobile and wireless computing. PROFILE



Nancy Diaz Elsayed

Nancy Diaz-Elsayed is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and PI of the Smart and Sustainable Systems Laboratory (S3 Lab) at USF.  PROFILE



Jacob Gayles

Dr. Jacob Gayles is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at the University of South Florida. His research interests in solid state and materials physics include spintronics, quantum materials, and magnetic interfaces. Dr. Gayles joined USF in Fall 2020 after his appointment as a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute. PROFILE