Jessye Talley is a graduate of Archbishop Carroll High School and a freshman at North Carolina A&T State University. Her major is industrial Engineering.
She served as an intern to Dr. George Carruthers, internationally renowned astrophysicist at the Naval Research Lab (NRL) for three summers during high school. AT NRL she was involved in producing a video, The SUN-Earth Connection, for precollege students and faculty and co-inventor of a telescope to view the Venus transit at Howard University Observatory at Locke Hall.
At JEF her research interests were expert systems, neural networks and wearable computing.
Her accomplishments include First Place High School Paper Competition at the NTA Conference in Hampton, VA, Third Place High School Paper Competition at NTA Conference in Las Vegas, Third Place in the Undergraduate Paper Competition as a high school senior and Second Place in the Undergraduate Paper Competition in the BDPA IT Showcase as a high school senior. and Third Place in the High School Paper Competition at the JEF International Student Symposium.
Jessye has made presentations at numerous scientific and computing meetings, conferences , symposia, etc. to present the results of her research. She has published more than twenty papers in the proceedings of thos conferences. Other interests include dance and fashion design.