COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY

2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Department of Aviation Science and Technology

Matthew Zachariah, B.S.
Pilot, Southwest Airlines
Dallas, Texas


Matthew Zachariah graduated Cum Laude from Texas Southern University inUnited States.


Department of Biology


 

Kenneth Caldwell, M.D.

 Carmella Caldwell, M.D.

 Kansas City, Missouri

 


 Carmella Caldwell is an intern in Family Medicine at the Research Medical Hospital in Kansas City.

 

 

 

Department of Chemistry

 

 

Sharunda D. Buchanan, Ph.D.

National Center for Environmental Health

Atlanta, Georgia


country. Dr. Buchanan and her husband, Marcus, have two children: Kayla and Nicholas.




 

 

 

Department of Computer Science


Delores S. Grant, M.A.

Project Manager – IT, Motorola Solutions Schaumburg

Chicago, Illinois


Delores (Dee) Grant graduated from TSU in 1993, with a BS Degree (Summaactive member in her local Church.


 

 

Department of Engineering Technology

 

 

 

 

 

Kanayo U. Okafor, B.S.

Region Engineer, Baker Hughes Pressure Pumping GoM

Houston, Texas

 

Kanayo Okafor graduated from Texas Southern University in May 2008 withbetter himself as an engineer.

 

 

Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences


Natalie H. Moore, Ph.D.

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Houston, Texas


Dr. Natalie H. Moore joined the team at VA Medical Center in 2009, whereCode and Healthcare & Environmental Science.

 

 

Department of Industrial Technology


Lisa Richardson, B.S.

L.R. Richards Construction, Inc

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Lisa Richardson is a proud alumna of Texas Southern University School ofpossibilities.

 

 

Department of Mathematics


Nchekwube Mbamalu, M.S.

Geophysicist, Nexen Petroleum

Houston, Texas


Mr. Nchekwube Mbamalu received his B.S. in Mathematics from Texasyears and have a one year old son.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Department of Physics


 

Micheal Rashaun Smith, B.S.

 

M.S. Candidate, Health Physics Program

 

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

 

 

 

Mr. Micheal Smith was one of the top TSU – Bachelor of Science Physicsaccomplishments.


 

 

 

 

 

Department of Transportation Studies 


Jim Dickinson, M.S.

Senior Transportation Planner

8-County Houston-Galveston Management Area


Jim Dickinson grew up in the 1960’s near the campus of Syracuse UniversityGeographic Information System. He then graduated in the summer of 1997.