Cherish Vance is a doctoral student in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, having also received a B.S. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2013. She actively participates as an Ambassador for Texas A&M’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. Additionally, she serves on the Climate Council for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which advises on initiatives to create an inclusive climate and promote diversity efforts.
Bria Perkins, Texas A&M University
Bria Perkins is a third year undergraduate student at Texas A&M University studying Computer Engineering and getting minors in Sociology and Mathematics. She acts as the National Communications Coordinator and President-elect for the Residential Housing Association and the Regional Business Conference Chair for the Southwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls, where she votes on international housing initiatives. Additionally, she works as a Supervisory Peer Teacher for the introductory Engineering courses.
Jaida Bannister is a third year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University. She is interested in pursuing a career in food engineering or natural resources.
Dr. Janie McClurkin Moore is an Assistant Professor in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University in College Station. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she attended North Carolina A&T State University where she received a B.S. in Bio Environmental Engineering in 2006. She then began pursuing her graduate education at Purdue University in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, completing her Ph.D. in 2015. Her primary research areas include 1) mycotoxin risk assessment and treatment in stored grains and 2) innovate instructional strategies for Biological and Agricultural Engineering students.
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