Kayelyn poses in a shirt with a NOAA logo.

Kayelyn Simmons, Ph.D.

NOAA Research, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratories

EPP/MSI participation


  • Ph.D. Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science from North Carolina State University.
  • M.S. Marine Biology from Nova Southeastern University.
  • B.S. Marine and Environmental Science from Hampton University, supported by LMRCSC.

[EPP/MSI LMRCSC] introduced and mentored me through life changing research opportunities for undergraduates at multiple highly recognized universities and institutions. Also solidified confidence in myself as a scientist by facilitation a network of science-based lifelong friends and colleagues through conferences and other LMRCSC networks.

Kayelyn Simmons, Ph.D.