Richard F. Reidy, Director & Consultant is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas. Dr. Reidy has a Ph.D. in Metals Science and Engineering from Penn State University and B.A. in Chemistry/Biochemistry from Rice University. Before joining the University of North Texas, he worked on nanoporous films for chemical weapons detection at the U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command, Aberdeen, MD. He has developed nanostructured materials and processing methods for semiconductor applications and has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Texas Instruments, International Sematech, the US Air Force Research Laboratory, DARPA, and the Army Research Laboratory. Dr. Reidy’s other areas of research and a list of his publications can be found at our faculty info.