IMS Graduate Student John Williams II, promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel in the United States Army
Congratulations to IMS graduate student John Williams II. John was promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel in the United States Army. Originally from Orlando, FL, John earned his BS in Chemistry & Life Science with a Nuclear Engineering Minor from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, in 2004. In 2008, He earned an MA in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas, El Paso, and in 2012, a MS in Biomedical Engineering from the Joint program at UNC Chapel Hill and NCSU. John previously taught general chemistry and Bioengineering at USMA, and Nutritional Biology at St Thomas Aquinas College. His current research is focused on applications of Photosystem I in developing advanced bio-hybrid solar cells for expeditionary energy, working under the direction of Dr. David Cliffel. John has been married to his wife Candace for 15 years, and they have 4 children ages 8 to 2 years old.