20.5 C
Nigeria
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Young Lady becomes first African-American woman to earn PhD in Aerospace Engineering at US university

A young and brilliant Lady, Dr Nialah Wilson-Small has emerged as the first-ever black woman to earn a PhD Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University, New York, United States.

Nialah Wilson-Small who celebrated her academic feat on Linkedin described her journey as a wild and tiring ride, noting that she is incredibly grateful to everyone that helped her achieve the feat.

Nialah started her higher academic sojourn at Howard University in Washington, the USA where she bagged her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. She thereafter went ahead to earn her Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.

Upon the conclusion of her PhD at Cornell University where she earned her Master’s degree, she announced her incredible achievement saying: “I successfully defended my dissertation and became the 1st Black woman to get a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.”

Join any of these WhatsApp Groups to receive Scholarship alerts on WhatsApp

“You may now call me Dr. Nialah Wilson-Small,” she added.

At Scholarship Region, we keep track of Scholarship opportunities around the world to inform and remind you whenever it is available. We share a lot of opportunities in our WhatsApp group, join the group using THIS LINK to explore these opportunities.

Several scholarship opportunities are ongoing in Europe, USA, UK and Canada to explore. Here are some ongoing scholarships you should check out;

2O22 ONGOING SCHOLARSHIPS

Rhodes Scholarship

Study-In-UK: 2022 Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University for International Students

0
Application for the 2022 Rhodes Scholarship has been announced for interested and eligible candidates willing to study at the Oxford university in the United...
Chevening Scholarship

Study-In-UK: 2022 Chevening Scholarship Awards for International Students

0
The Chevening Scholarship has announced the application date for the 2022 Chevening Scholarship Awards for interested and qualified students willing to pursue a postgraduate...
Orange Knowledge Programme

Study-In-Holland: 2022 Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) to Study in The Netherlands

0
The 2022 Orange Knowledge Programme is now open for interested and qualified candidates willing to study in the Netherlands.The scholarship is a fully-funded award...
Japan Government MEXT Scholarships for International Students

Study-In-Japan: 2023 Japan Government MEXT Scholarships for International Students

0
The Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has opened applications for the 2023 Japan Government MEXT Scholarships for interested international...

As a PhD student of Cornell University in New York, Nialah worked on algorithms for large collectives of simple robots under the supervision of Dr Kirstin Petersen and Dr Shiri Azenkot.

“My current focus is human-swarm and human-drone interactions. Specifically, I study how drones can use physical feedback to influence human motion. My work is at the cross-section of design, human-robot interaction, and autonomy,” she said via weebly.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a story? You can share your outstanding story with us – send an email to: [email protected]

Scholarship Reminder

Never miss a Scholarship Opportunity. Set a Reminder now to receive Alerts of Open Scholarships



Receive Scholarship Updates through our Social Media Channels:

FOLLOW US

1,331FansLike
141,556FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

MORE OPPORTUNITIES