Science Technology and Enhancement Program
Mission and goals
The STEP program has two overarching program goals: (1) to increase the number of African-American and female graduates in all STEM field offerings at Texas Southern University (TSU), and (2) to effect measurable changes in the TSU academic culture.
L. Lloyd Woods Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Shell Oil Endowed Chaired Professor of Environmental Toxicology
SB 403L | (713) 313.7452
Wilson_bl@tsu.edu Curriculum Vitae
The program is fully funded by Texas Southern University.
Other Administrative Staff
- Ms. Vera Mc Daniels, Program Coordinator
- Ms. Zuri Dale, Program Coordinator
Dr. Bobby Wilson
Department of Chemistry
NSB Room 403L
Professor and Chair
TECH 101 | (713) 313.7995
firstname.lastname@example.org Curriculum Vitae
Research and Service Capabilities
The program provides an enhanced academic learning environment for the STEP scholars.
Equipment and Labs
The students have access to the Texas Southern University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Collaborative Learning Center. The center is equipped with desk top computers, printers, and a plotter.
- Phillips, Shantell, Gonzalez, Perla, Obot, Edidiong, Thomas, Renard, Wilson, Bobby, “Effects of Titanium Dioxide carbon Nanotubes on Human Fetal Osteoblast Cells,” 2012 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Atlanta, GA, February 23-25, 2012
- Dale, Zuri, Tatum, Katoria, Thomas, Renard, and Wilson, Bobby, “Assessment of Environmental Estrogens in the Galveston Bay Watershed”, 38th Annual Meeting of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Houston Texas, April 19-22, 2011.
- Stroud, Destinee, Dooley-Renfro, Jamie, Phan, Tuan, Wilson, Bobby -“Diruthenium Complexes as a Potential Anti-Cancer Agent”, 38th Annual Meeting of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Houston Texas, April 19-22, 2011
- Dale, Zuri, Tatum, Katoria, Thomas, Renard, and Wilson, Bobby, “Assessing the Effects of Environmental Estrogens in the Galveston Bay Watershed”, 114th Texas Academy Science, Stephenville, Texas, March 3-5, 2011.
Keller, R., Bradbury, J., Cramer, R., Erickson, E., Forch, B., Meyer, S., Wilson, B., “Disposal Options for the Rocket Motors from Nerve Agent Rockets Stored at Blue Grass Army Depot,” National Research Council of the National Academies, Board on Army Science and Technology, International Book Number-13: 978-0-30-26045-9, 2012.
“A Model for Improving Graduation and Retention Rates for STEM Students at an HBCU”, Models for Success, third edition, (Wilson, B.L., Obot, V.D, Taylor, W.E.), Thurgood Marshall College Fund/Department of Defense, page 176-190, 2008.
The program provides undergraduate student stipends, scholarships and travel awards.