Dr. Evelyn Sowells

Dr. Evelyn R. Sowells-Boone is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Systems Technology department at North Carolina A&T State University’s College of Science and Technology. Prior to joining the School of Technology faculty, she held positions at U.S. Department of Energy, N.C. A&T’s Division of Research and College of Engineering. Dr. Sowells earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University’s College of Engineering. She also holds a M.S. and B.S in Computer Science with a concentration in software engineering. Her primary research interests are in the areas of low-power digital systems design, self-timed digital system design and STEM education. As a result of her work, she has numerous peer reviewed journal and conference publications. She recently authored a book entitled “Low Power Self-Timed Size Optimization for an Input Data Distribution,” which explores innovative techniques to reduce power consumption for portable electronic devices. She was also recently awarded the 2016 Chair’s award for Outstanding Junior Researcher and Teaching Excellence in the Computer System Technology department and is a NSF ADVANCE IT faculty Scholar. Dr. Sowells-Boone is the lead investigator of the Females in Technology (FiT) summer boot camp grant project for academically gifted low income rising senior and junior high girls for recruitment into the technology degree areas. Evelyn is not only outstanding in teaching and research, but also in service. She received the 2013 Chair’s Award for Outstanding Service in the Department of Computer System Technology and is a member of Upsilon Phi Epsilon, Computer Science Honor Society, American Society of Engineering Education’s Electronic Technology and Women in Engineering Divisions, and American Association of University Women.