Alvin A. Holder has been an Assistant Professor in chemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) since 2006. He was also a faculty member at Cave Hill Campus from 1994 to 2003. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Virginia Tech, The Ohio State University, and Colorado State University. He has published more than 40 articles, one textbook, and three book chapters, directed two postdoctoral fellows, and directed six graduate students at USM and UWI. His current research revolves around transition metal chemistry, which is (and has been) funded by the NSF, The Department of the Army, MS INBRE, ACS, ExxonMobil, and USM. He is an Editorial Advisory Board Member for the journal Recent Patents on Nanotechnology. He coorganized the 5th International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium, 232nd Meeting of the American Chemical Society, September 10–14, 2006, San Francisco, California, USA. Moreover, he is a National Organizing Committee Member for the 8th International Symposium on the Chemistry, Biochemistry and Toxicology of Vanadium, August 15–18, 2012, Washington, DC, USA., and continues to serve as the Chair and a judge for the Chemical Sciences Division of the Annual Biochemical Research and Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).
Biography Updated on 8 April 2012