Shana L. McAlexander

Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Assistant Research Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Shana L. McAlexander Profile Photo
Shana L. McAlexander Profile Photo

Research Interests

STEM Education, Representation in science and engineering careers, Access to internships, Undergraduate/Graduate student professional development, Team Science/Convergence/Interdisciplinarity.

Bio

As Associate Director, Shana leads grant operations for the Harnessing AI for Understanding & Designing Materials (aiM Program), a Research Traineeship program supported by the National Science Foundation.

Education

  • B.S. Pacific University, 2007
  • M.B.A. Elon University, 2014
  • M.Ed. North Carolina State University, 2015
  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University, 2021

Positions

  • Assistant Research Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Courses Taught

  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • COMPSCI 590: Advanced Topics in Computer Science