24th Annual Lloyd N. Ferguson Lecture

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry cordially invite you to the 24th Annual Llyod N. Ferguson Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Emanuel Waddell, professor of chemistry, University of Alabama in Huntsville. 

Dr. Emanuel Waddell Emanuel Waddell joined the University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Chemistry in the Fall of 2004, where he is a member of the Biotechnology and Materials Science Faculty.  He is a graduate of Morehouse College (I.B.S., Chemistry, Physics) and Louisiana State University (Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry). His research at LSU was in the area of near infrared time-resolved fluorescence.  Following the receipt of his doctorate, Dr. Waddell completed a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD where he became interested in the laser ablation of polymer substrates and its application in microfluidic (lab-on-a-chip) devices. Emanuel was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 2010. From 2010 to 2019, Dr. Waddell served as the campus coordinator for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation on the UAH Campus. In 2015, Dr. Waddell was appointed as Associate Dean for the College of Science at UAH. From 2017 to 2019, Emanuel served as the national president for the National Society for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). Emanuel joined the National Science Foundation by the Intergovernmental Personnel Act in July 2019 where he is a Program Officer with the HBCU-UP, CREST and HSI programs.

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When: March 13, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Golden Eagle Ballroom

** Please note that lunch will be served**