Dudley is a third year doctoral student in Mechanical Engineering. His hometown is Goodman, MS. He received his Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies from Holmes Community College. Dudley was a part of the Holmes Football Team, Holmes Plus, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Before departing Holmes, he received the HEADWAE Award. To continue his education, he enrolled at the University of Mississippi in the Mechanical Engineering program. He was welcomed into Tau Beta Pi, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Programs, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Ronald E. McNair Program, and received the Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal and John A. Fox Award for Most Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Senior. He also graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi. He was a recipient of the McNair Fellowship in 2015 and is a Southern Regional Education Board Fellow. He has even gained an honorable mention from the Ford Fellowship Foundation and is a 2017 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Awardee. Outside of his studies, he enjoys gaming, exercising, mentoring, and watching comedies and action films. Additionally, he is apart of the 100 Blackmen of West Alabama and encourages local Tuscaloosa students through the MindChangers Program. He has also served as a mentor and mentee for the Tide Together Program since enrolling at The Capstone. His research interests include: combustion, engines, biofuels, and waste to energy applications.