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S. D. Worley to give Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecture Oct. 2

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – S. D. Worley, an emeritus professor of chemistry in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, will give Auburn University’s 2012-13 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecture Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. in the Langdon Hall auditorium.

His lecture, “Invention of a Water Disinfectant – Laboratory to Marketplace,” will address 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.

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