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.