Phillip is a summer GIS Analyst at ECWA and a graduate student of Earth Science at North Carolina Central University. For Phillip's graduate work he is composing a thesis to address the potential use and production of biomass in North Carolina. After graduating he is looking to pursue a Ph.D degree in the renewable energy field. At ECWA he will be responsible for analyzing the location and spread of targeted invasive plant species in Durham and will create maps and reports that look to address and stop the introduction of invasive species. Phillip in his spare time enjoys laughing and making jokes, cooking, and reading the Bible.