MEET THE FIRE TEAM

Meet the team of dedicated faculty and staff who wake each day dedicated to the program's mission.

Stream Research Educators

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    Dr. Cristina Risco

    Addiction Science

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    Dr. Molly Goodfellow

    Animal & Human Relationships

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    Dr. Derrick Yeo

    Autonomous Unmanned Systems

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    Dr. Cherisse Hall

    Bacterial Pathogenesis

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    Dr. Raymond Tu

    Capital One Machine Learning

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    Dr. Alexandra Jones

    Cloud Computing

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    Dr. Jonathan Goodson

    Computational Biology

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    Dr. Ben Huffman

    Global Development & Design

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    Dr. Carol Vieira

    Found In Translation

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    Dr. Jessica O'Hara

    Host-Pathogen Interactions

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    Dr. Catherine Spirito

    Molecular Diagnostics

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    Dr. Emina Herovic

    Risk Communication & Resilience

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    Dr. Muge Karagoz

    Simulating Particle Detection

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    Dr. Thanicha Ruangmas

    Sustainability Analytics

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    Dr. Yun Choi

    Transgenerational Brain Initiative

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Leadership & Administration

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    Tameka Jones

    Manager of Administration & Finance

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    Dr. Patrick Killion

    Director of Discovery-Based Learning

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    Dr. Ian Page

    Associate Director of FIRE

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University of Maryland

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

The First-Year Innovation & Research Experience

Dr. Patrick Killion

Director of Discovery-Based Learning

Email: pkillion@umd.edu

Tel: 301-405-0057