- Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry. University of South Carolina, August 1992
- M.S., Chemistry. Tennessee Technological University, June 1988
- B.S., Chemistry. Tennessee Technological University, March 1986
Areas of Specialty:
Environmental Proteomics (Bioanalytical Chemistry), Environmental Forensics (Bioanalytical Chemistry), Incorporation of unnatural amino acids for structural and mechanistic probes (Structural Biochemistry), Conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol (Alternative Energy)..