About Dr. Jeremy

Dr. Jeremy A. M. Waisome is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering Department and Project Manager of the National Science Foundation Broadening Participation in Computing Alliance: Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computing Sciences. She works in the Human Experience Research Lab with Dr. Juan E. Gilbert, where she conducts research on broadening participation in STEM+C. Dr. Waisome earned her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees and Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Florida (UF).

Dr. Waisome serves on the UF Ronald E. McNair Advisory Board and is a member of the Associate Provost's Diversity and Inclusion Committee at UF. She was recently awarded the 2018 Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year (Female) by the National Society of Black Engineers. In 2017, she was inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. In addition, Dr. Waisome was inducted into UF Hall of Fame (2010) and is a recipient of the UF Outstanding Leadership Award (2010).



  • Edward E. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Inductee

  • UF Office of Research Travel Award

  • Graduate Outstanding Service/Leadership Award in Civil and Coastal Engineering

  • UF National Science Foundation South East Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Award

  • Florida Blue Key Inductee

  • National Science Foundation Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Recipient

  • UF Hall of Fame Inductee

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Computing Machinery

  • American Society for Engineering Education

  • National Society of Black Engineers

  • Florida Blue Key

  • Epsilon Lambda Chi

  • The American Society of Civil Engineers

  • Chi Epsilon

  • The American Concrete Institute