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October 13, 2022

Dave Wetzel Memorial Seminar Oct. 14 with Zoom option

Submitted by Sajid Alavi

The grain science and industry department will host the Dave Wetzel Memorial Seminar from 11:15-1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. The seminar is open to the general public.

The event will include a reception from 11:15-11:45 in the first-floor lobby of Shellenberger Hall and a chance to meet with late Professor Wetzel's wife, Connie, and sons, Mark and Lou, who are both medical doctors in the Kansas City area. The lecture will follow in the Leadership Studies Building Town Hall. Mark Boatwright and Lauren Brewer, former students of Wetzel, will deliver the presentations.

For those who can't attend in person, a Zoom link is available for the presentations starting at noon. No password required. Meeting ID: 998 8634 4447

Wetzel joined the grain science and industry department at K-State in 1973 and was promoted to professor in 1978. His areas of expertise were on analytical method development for grain and foods, specifically high-performance liquid chromatography, near-infrared, or NIR, reflectance analysis, NIR chemical imaging, digital fluorescence imaging, laser Fraunhofer diffraction measurements and Fourier transform-IR microspectroscopy.

For questions please contact Monica McFarlane at mcmacfar@k-state.edu or Kali Siliveru at kaliramesh@k-state.edu