PITTSBURGH (May 16, 2019) – The North Hills School District and Board of Education welcomed its newest Distinguished Alumni awardees Thursday: Dr. Robert Dimeo, who graduated from North Hills in 1987, and Rev. Kimberly Greway, a 1995 North Hills graduate.
Dr. Robert Dimeo
Dr. Dimeo is a physicist and director of the NIST Center for
Neutron Research in Maryland. The center is a national research facility that
focuses on providing neutron measurement capabilities.
Dr. Dimeo is responsible for the operation and development of the NIST High Flux Backscattering Neutron Spectrometer, and his research interests include the dynamics of quantum fluids, quantum rotations in molecular solids, software development to better visualize and analyze neutron scattering data and the development of neutron instrumentation. He also served as the assistant director for physical sciences and engineering and at the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Dr. Dimeo holds a doctorate in physics, a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, he is a noted author and presenter in the community.
Rev. Kimberly Greway
Rev. Kimberly Greway has spent her career involved in
humanitarian work. Currently, she is the executive director and chief operating
officer for the Foundation of Hope and the director of chaplaincy services for the
Allegheny County Jail and Shuman Juvenile Center. The Foundation of Hope offers
inmates and ex-offenders counseling, religious services, practical resources
and referrals, life skills education and mentoring.
At the Allegheny County Jail and Shuman Juvenile Center, Rev.
Greway provides chaplaincy services for inmates, staff members and volunteers,
and she recruits volunteer chaplains to ensure all religions are represented.
Rev. Greway was previously a pastor in Dorset, England, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Zimbabwe where she helped found The Nyadire Connection that provides community services. She holds a bachelor’s degree in French from Allegheny College and Master of Divinity from Duke University.