S. D. Worley, emeritus professor of chemistry in Auburn University’s College of Sciences and Mathematics, gave Auburn University’s 2012-13 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecture on Oct. 2, 2013, in Langdon Hall. His lecture, “Invention of a Water Disinfectant – Laboratory to Marketplace,” addressed his role in the development of a drinking water disinfectant that utilizes special beads with germ-killing agents. The N-halamine technology, as it is known, was commercialized by Seattle-based HaloSource Inc. and is used to disinfect drinking water in several developing nations. TheDistinguished Graduate Faculty Lecture is a lectureship recognizing a faculty member who has made significant contributions to graduate education at Auburn University.
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