Chemistry alum to speak about ‘Science in Everyday Products’ at HU

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University will host David Batdorff for the Smith Lecture Series event at 4 p.m. April 4.

Batdoff, a field service engineer with Franklin Electric, will present “Science in Everyday Products: A Career.”

Batdorff received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from HU in 1987. He then worked toward his master’s degree at Ball State University while working in Muncie from 1990-1996.

He has worked in industry in Indiana his whole career. He worked in the areas of aerospace, packaging, automotive and pump systems. He also worked as a chemist, research and development chemist, technical representative, product engineer and field service engineer.

Batdorff’s seminar is part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences. The seminar will be held in Hiner Hall of the Dowden Science Hall.

The seminar is free and open to the public.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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