Tylisha Baber joined NCSSM in August 2023 as an Instructor of Chemistry on our Durham campus. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University, interning during that time at several chemical companies including Eli Lilly and Exxon. She then earned a PhD in chemical engineering from Michigan State University, where she researched the conversion of biomass to fuel. Following her doctoral studies, Tylisha spent time as a fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education, an entity of the National Academies. She then continued post-doc research in biofuels at the University of Michigan. To fulfill a teaching credential, Tylisha earned a master’s degree in chemistry from UNC-Greensboro. She has many years of teaching experience at various institutions. Tylisha was born in Martinique, an island in the West Indies of the Caribbean Sea and a territory of France. She enjoys exercising, cooking, and watching reruns of shows from the 80s and 90s.
BS, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
MS, Chemistry, University of North Carolina Greensboro
PhD, Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University