Stephen L. Morgan
is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC). He received a B.S in Chemistry from Duke University (1971), and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (1974, 1975) from Emory University. His analytical chemistry research, involves chemometrics and statistics, forensic analytical chemistry, spectroscopy and separations. Dr. Morgan has coauthored 120 papers, 15 book chapters, and four books, including Experimental Design: A Chemometric Approach (1993) and Sequential Simplex Optimization for Quality & Productivity in Research, Development, and Manufacturing (1991). Dr. Morgan has taught, with Dr. Stanley Deming, over 650 short courses on experimental design and statistics for the American Chemical Society and other organizations. Awards include: Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor, University of South Carolina, May 2007; Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer, 1 July 2008-30 June 2009; American Chemical Society, South Carolina Section, 2011 Outstanding Chemist, May 2011. He is currently on the SAC Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee, National Institute of Standards (NIST)/Department of Justice (DOJ) Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for the National Commission on Forensic Science.
Dr. Morgan, along with Dr. Deming, has taught over 650 short courses on experimental design and statistics for the American Chemical Society. He has been an instructor with ACS since 1982.