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The Citadel Science and Mathematics Council


2013-14 Council Members

  Ms. Catherine (Cathy) DeMers  Citadel Graduate College '04, MAE- Mathematics.  Ms. Brewer is the Mathematics Coordinator for Berkeley County Schools.

Dr. Henry Cross  Ph.D. California Western University.  Dr. Cross spent the majority of his career with Colgate-Palmolive where he was the Technical Director for worldwide technology transfer. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Bite Tech Research Institute.

Dr. Lee S. Dewald  Citadel '69, Mathematics, Ph.D. Naval Postgraduate School.  Dr. Dewald is the former head of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at VMI.

Dr. Kevin Harbol  Citadel '81, Chemistry; Ph.D. University of Kentucky.  Dr. Harbol has had a distinguished career in pharmaceutical/biotechnology. Currently he is the Senior Group Leader of Mass Spectrometry at Omeros Corporation in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Fred Holland  Citadel '64, Biology; Ph.D. in Marine Science, University of South Carolina.  He is a former Director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources' Marine Resources Research Institute; and former director of NOAA Hollings Marine Laboratory.

Dr. Timothy R. Liptak  Citadel '90, Biology; DMD University of Connecticut School of Medicine.  Dr. Liptak has a dental practice in Charleston, Timothy R Liptak, DMD Associates LLC.

Dr. Samuel (Sam) McManus  Citadel '60, Chemistry, Ph.D. Clemson.  Dr. McManus is an eminent research chemist and consultant to the chemical industry. He is a retired Provost of the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Dr. Mir "Jim" J. Nasim  DMD Citadel '82, Biology.  Dr. Nasim is an ADA member and Spartanburg Dental Society. He has practiced in his two Spartanburg locations for twenty-four years.

Mr. Richard Nelson  Citadel CGC '06, MS Computer Science.  Programs Director, Life Cycle Engineering, N. Charleston

Dr. John Palms  Citadel '58, Physics; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.  John Palms is a distinguished physicist, president emeritus of the University of South Carolina, and of Georgia State University, and member of many corporate boards and government committees.

Dr. Rick Pugh  Citadel '85, UNC Chapel Hill '90.  He is currently President of Harrell Industries

Dr. Joe M. Sanders  Citadel '62, MUSC '67

Dr. Marc Settin  Citadel '80, Chemistry, Ph.D. ClemsonCEO of Barker Industries, a chemical company in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Chris Shaffrey  Citadel '82, Biology.  He is a Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Neurosurgery Spine Division, University of Virginia College of Medicine.

Dr. John Smyth  Ph.D., Indiana University.  Dr. Smyth is the retired Director of Training for the U.S. Olympic Committee. He is an internationally recognized expert on exercise and sport science.

Mr. Jeff Stevenson  Citadel '91, Mathematics.  Mr. Stevenson is currently Deployments Project manager for Google in Moncks Corner. He also represents Google on the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative.

Mr. Jim Wigwall  Citadel '82, Mathematics.  Mr. Wigfall is currently vice president of Shared Services Group, business support to Boeing.

Ms. Krystal Oliveira (ex-officio)  The Citadel Foundation


Past Members:

Dr. Virgil (Dan) Alfaro, M.D.,
Citadel '84, Biology.  Dr. Alfaro is a prominent Charleston area physician.

Mr. Allen Wutzdorff  Executive Director, The Education Foundation, a unit of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.