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Myrick, Michael Lenn

Professor

Phytoplankton Spectroscopy Quantitative Infrared Microspectroscopy Forensic Infrared Imaging

Biographical Profile

College Arts and Sciences, College of
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Phone (803)777-6018
Tenure Status Tenured

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
Undergraduates and Graduates
Interest Keywords
thin films, fibers, particles, materials, instrumentation
Institutional Focus Areas
Nanotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Homeland Security
Personal Focus Areas
optical spectroscopy, particularly of powders, particles and films, thin film materials deposition, optical instrumentation

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1989 - 1990 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore, California Postdoctoral Associate Optical Sensors and Measurements
1988 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, New Mexico PhD Physical Chemistry
1985 North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina BS Chemistry

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1991 - 1997 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of South Carolina
1995 Participating Guest, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1996 - 1997 Visiting Scientist, University of California, Santa Barbara
1997 - 2003 Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of South Carolina
2003 Professor of Chemistry, University of South Carolina

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
1992 Award Army Research Office Young Investigator Award Army Research Office
2012 Award Gerald S. Birth Award Council for Near Infrared Spectroscopy
2013 Award Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Awards University of South Carolina
1986 Fellowship NSF Predoctoral Fellowship National Science Foundation
1999 Honor Best Imaging Application (Law Enforcement and Forensics Division) Advanced Imaging Magazine

Awarded Externally-Sponsored Funding as PI (Past Seven Years)

Near-infrared Spectroscopy of Bovine Serum Albumin Near its Thermal Phase Transition (13020-JA19)
Sponsor:  Cirtemo Corporation
Total Requested:  $3,233
05/16/2012 - 05/15/2013
Sensors for Characterization of Phytoplankton Size and Taxonomic Composition Using Spectral Fluorescence Signatures and Imaging Multivariate Optical Computing (IMOC) (13020-FB84)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $1,089,543
Grant # OCE-0958831, 06/15/2010 - 05/31/2014

Awarded Externally-Sponsored Funding as Co-PI (Past Seven Years)

Rapid Visualization of Biological Fluids at Crime Scenes using Optical Spectroscopy (13020-FB38)
PI:  Morgan, Stephen
Sponsor:  National Institute of Justice (NIJ)/DOJ
Total Requested:  $382,394
Grant # 2007-DN-BX-K199, 08/01/2007 - 09/30/2010
Sensors for Characterization of Phytoplankton Size and Taxonomic Composition Using Spectral Fluorescence Signatures and Imaging Multivariate Optical Computing (IMOC) (21600-FB85)
PI:  Richardson, Tammi
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $1,089,543
Grant # OCE-0958831, 06/15/2010 - 05/31/2014
Multimode Imaging in the Thermal Infrared: Validation for Blood, Extension to Latent Prints (13020-FC08)
PI:  Morgan, Stephen
Sponsor:  National Institute of Justice (NIJ)/DOJ
Total Requested:  $513,113
Grant # 2011-IJ-CX-K055, 10/01/2011 - 09/30/2015
Development and Validation of Infrared Spectroscopy as a Rapid, Non-destructive Tool for Determining the Degradation State of Magnetic Tape (13020-FC21)
PI:  Morgan, Stephen
Sponsor:  Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Total Requested:  $510,820
Grant # LG-06-12-0569-12, 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2015

Facilities

Laboratory
Sumwalt
Animal
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