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Rowland to lead institute

Zach Rowland

Zach Rowland

Zach Rowland, a senior research administrator at Mississippi State University, has been named interim director of the Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies, also known as I2AT.

The institute offers researchers on and off campus and in industry a wide range of microscopy and microanalysis capabilities, including light, confocal, atomic force and electron, as well as magnetic resonance imaging used in veterinary medicine, cognitive science and medical systems.

Rowland earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Mississippi State, is a graduate of Harvard University’s Management Development Program, and has an extensive background in the private sector. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society of Optical Engineering, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Civil Air Patrol and Rotary International.

Currently, Rowland is deputy director of the university’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems.


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