Dr. Fredericka Brown received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Xavier University in 1996. She received the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998 and 2003. Dr. Brown also received a Master of Business Administration in 2008 from The University of Texas at Tyler. During her graduate study, Dr. Brown specialized in Fluid/Thermosciences and Aerospace. She is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.