Dr. Dickens received his Doctorate and Masters from Howard University and Cornell University, respectively, in the field of Electro-physics. Dr. Dickens is certified in efficient lighting technologies and is a subject matter expert in Smart Grid and alternative energy technologies. For the past 4 years, Dr. Dickens worked as an instructor teaching electronics, semiconductor device physics, power systems, power electronics and alternative energy systems. And before that, Dr. Dickens held the position of Director for the Semiconductor Center for Electronic Devices (SCEDC) at Morgan State University where he specialized in the modeling and simulation of wide band gap (SiC and GaN), power devices (HEMTs and HBTs), and power amplifiers.
Mr. White received his master's degree from Florida International University in management information systems. For the past 15 years, he has worked as an information technology consultant and application developer in a professional services firm. Mr. White is also a voting member of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel.
Dr. Nyarko received his doctorate from the School of Engineering at Morgan State University where he specialized in intelligent computer algorithms and visualization. For the past several years, Dr. Nyarko has been a consultant contracted as a software engineer performing research in relation to military projects.
Dr. White received his doctorate from Howard University in the field of Material Science where he specialized in semiconductor power materials. For the past 10 years, Dr. White has worked as a researcher at the Material Science Research Center of Excellence (MSRCE) at Howard University. At the MSRCE, Dr. White performed research that included the fabrication and characterization of power materials, such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride.
Mr. Greg White received his master's degree form Howard University in the field of material processing. For the past 10 years, Mr. White has worked for several semiconductor companies that include Motorola, On Semiconductor, Micron Technology and Infinera Corporation in the area of material processing.
Mr. Deven Collins received his masters from Howard University in the field of Material Science where he specialized in device fabrication. Currently, Mr. Collins is completing his doctorate at Morgan State University in electrical engineering. Recently, Mr. Collins ran for the 7th District State Senate for Louisiana.