Son of a native son
Frank III, shown cycling at right, studied, researched, and contributed to the field of nanotechnology in semiconductor imprint lithography for microchips. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor's of science degree in chemical engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002 and accepted a full doctoral fellowship to University of Texas in Austin, where he resided the past five years. Frank III has presented research papers at international conferences in Boston and San Jose, California, and has published work in professional journals.
As a member of the University of Texas Cycling Team, Frank III raced in the state, regional, and national competitions (Kansas-2007, Colorado-2008). He has continued his enjoyment of cycling in competitions and events during his two month (mid-May – July) tour of Italy and in Germany, where he has accepted a chemical engineering position for Fall 2008 at Photonik Zentrum Hessen, in Wetzlar.