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The IBM Masters Fellowship Program seeks to support exceptional Masters students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies, regardless of their field of study. The 2021 award recipients include those who are studying computer science, medical research, law, social sciences, physics, engineering, and math at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States. Congratulations to the 2021 IBM Masters Fellows.

Congratulations to the 2021 IBM Masters Fellowship awardees!

Samuel Temesgen

Samuel Temesgen

West Virginia State University
Mathematics and Computer Science

Serena Staples

Serena Staples

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Public Health

Sunita Sagi

Sunita Sagi

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Computer Science

Olawole Ogunfunminiyi

Olawole Ogunfunminiyi

Prairie View A & M University
Computer Science

Jaelen Tarry

Jaelen Tarry

Prairie View A & M University
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Peter Oyewale

Peter Oyewale

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Urban Planning

Saisudha Naragoni

Saisudha Naragoni

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Computer Science

Patricia Millbrooks

Patricia Millbrooks

Grambling State University
Criminal Justice

Jeremy Andrus

Jeremy Andrus

Grambling State University
Criminal Justice

Funbi Ogunwale

Funbi Ogunwale

Morgan State University
Computer Science

Darona Forster

Darona Forster

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Computer Science

Barisi Nuka

Barisi Nuka

Morgan State University
Computer Science

Ebenezer Essel

Ebenezer Essel

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Electrical Engineering

David Hulett

David Hulett

Howard University
School of Law

Farissa Tafannum

Farissa Tafannum

Prairie View A & M University
Computer Science

Alecia Gulledge

Alecia Gulledge

Norfolk State University
Electric & Electronic Engineering

Congratulations to the 2020 IBM Masters Fellowship awardees!

Kristofer Bailey

Kristofer Bailey

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Engineering

Aquilla Gardner

Aquilla Gardner

Howard University
Law

Keith Ghant

Keith Ghant

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Computer Science

Elliott Howard

Elliott Howard

Grambling State University
Social Science

Kyle Jenkins

Kyle Jenkins

Alcorn State University
Computer Science

Lauren Johnson

Lauren Johnson

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Mathematics

Vaishnavi Kasala

Vaishnavi Kasala

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Computer Science

Ronald Magembe

Ronald Magembe

Morehouse School of Medicine
Research

Taofeek Obafemi-Babatunde

Taofeek Obafemi-Babatunde

Morgan State University
Computer Science

Chiedozie Ogueri

Chiedozie Ogueri

Morgan State University
Physics

Raj Patel

Raj Patel

West Virginia State University
Mathematics and Computer Science

Daryl Riley

Daryl Riley

North Carolina Agricultural
and Technical State University
Engineering

Crystal Shelling

Crystal Shelling

Grambling State University
Social Science

Amrin Syed

Amrin Syed

Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge
Computer Science

Tanzia Tuie

Tanzia Tuie

Alcorn State University
Computer Science

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