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Chemical engineering professor to present BYU Devotional Feb. 7

Thomas H. Fletcher, a professor in the Brigham Young University Chemical Engineering Department, will present a campus devotional address Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

It will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYU-Television, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Radio and byubroadcasting.org, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium and the Varsity Theatre in the Wilkinson Student Center. For rebroadcast and reprint information, visit byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu.

Fletcher is the director of the Advanced Combustion Engineering Research Center (ACERC) at BYU, which performs about $2 million in research per year. He is a world expert in pyrolysis of coal and low-grade fuels, with more than 30 years of experience in coal research.

Fletcher began at BYU as an associate professor in 1991 and became a professor in 1997. He has received three degrees in chemical engineering from BYU and is currently the associate chair of the Chemical Engineering Department. He began his career as a senior member of the technical staff at the Sandia National Laboratories in the combustion research facility in California.

For more information contact Tom Fletcher at tom_fletcher@byu.edu or (801) 422-6236.

Writer: Charles Krebs

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