Dr. Clifford L. Henderson is currently a Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with an additional appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech. Professor Henderson is also currently serving as the Functional Materials Program Director in the CMMI Division at the National Science Foundation. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Highest Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He is an active member of a number of professional societies including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Vacuum Society (AVS). He serves in a variety of national leadership roles including being Past Chair of the AIChE Materials Engineering and Sciences Division, the current Chair of the AIChE Student Chapters Committee, and a member of the Executive Board of the Programming Committee of AIChE. He has received numerous awards for his work including an NSF CAREER Award, the inaugural Intel/STC Outstanding Lithography Researcher Award in 2012, and being named a SPIE Fellow in 2010 for his many years of work on issues related to lithography simulation, photoresist materials, and patterning processes. He has also received awards for his service work including the 2013 AIChE Herb Epstein Award for Technical Programming. Professor Henderson’s research group currently focuses on problems at the intersection of organic and polymeric materials science, nanomanufacturing, and thin film science and technology in a variety of application areas for advanced nanostructured materials including electronics, energy, and biotechnology.