Skip to main content

Akhenaton-Andrew Dhafir Jones

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708-0287
534 Research Dr., Wilkinson 215, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests

Biofilms, cardiovascular infections, infectious diseases, biomaterials, antibiotics, porous media flows, fate and transport of nanomaterials in biofilms, water quality sensors, environmental systems analysis, environmental equity, environmental justice

Selected Grants

NSF Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr)

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2027

University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 2027

Developing platforms for studying the impact of external stresses on multi species biofilms

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2021 - 2026

Duke University Program in Environmental Health

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research

Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship · 2019 Gordon Research Conference · $1,500.00
SEED Funds · 2020 - 2021 Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network · $10,000.00
Sloan Scholar · 2015 - 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. (MPHD) Program · $20,000.00

External Relationships

  • Humacyte
  • M&F Bancorp, Inc

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies, institutions, or organizations listed above. This information is available to institutional leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.