Dr. Noel Mann retired from the military with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and is a veteran of the Vietnam War, Cold War, and Gulf War and completed the Command and General Staff College.
PETAL, MS, August 23, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Noel Mann, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 48 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Mann has excelled as Professor of Chemistry and Physics at William Carey University since 2013. Prior to his current role, he taught Chemistry, Physics, and Polymer Science at Presbyterian Christian High School from 2008 to 2013. He also performed research in the Polymer Science Department of The University of Southern Mississippi where he created a new molecule, carbonated Vernonia oil, and his research was presented at the American Chemical Society meeting in Chicago. This was preceded by a 31-year stint at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as Chemistry instructor and Departmental Chair, and 2 years at Mississippi Delta Community College teaching Chemistry and Physical Science.
Dr. Mann initially pursued an Associate in Arts degree at Mississippi Delta Community College, followed by a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at Delta State University. Dr. Mann completed his formal education at The University of Southern Mississippi with a Doctoral degree in Environmental Science with a Doctoral minor in Physics. During his 25-year tenure in the military, Dr. Mann obtained an engineering certification from the United States Army where he also obtained a patent for developing an ultrasound device used to identify chemical agents in a sealed weapon in support of the verification portion of the bilateral chemical treaty between the United States and the former Soviet Union. Identification of the chemical agent could be accomplished in less than 10 seconds using the device that he developed. Dr. Mann retired from the military with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and is a veteran of the Vietnam War, Cold War, and Gulf War and completed the Command and General Staff College.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mann has been lauded for his exemplary contributions to his field. He was recognized as the National Association of Independent Schools of Mississippi Teacher of the Year, the Presbyterian Christian High School Teacher of the Year, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Teacher of the Year, recipient of the NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Award for excellence in teaching at the Community College level, and the HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day--Working for Academic Excellence) for excellence in teaching at the University level. He was previously selected as Outstanding Young Men in America by the United States Jacees. The United States Army further awarded Dr. Mann with two National Defense Service Medals for Vietnam and Gulf War, two Army Achievement Medals for his work with First and Second Army Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare Defense School, Humanitarian Service Medal for Hurricane Frederick, Meritorious Service Medal for Desert Storm, Armed Forces Longevity Medal, Armed Forces Retired Medal and Army National Guard Achievement Medal, Cold War Medal and Honorable Discharge Medal. Dr. Mann has been featured in numerous publications including ERIC (Educational Resources Clearing House), Who's Who Among Teachers in America, and most recently in Private Universities Product and News December 2018 issue. Finally, Dr. Mann was among 6700 that applied for the 8 astronaut openings with NASA in 2011 and made it through 14 of the 16 steps before being notified that his application was terminated when the number of applicants remaining dropped from 120 to 50.
Dr. Mann has served in a variety of church related positions during his 38-year Baptist ministry including: pastoring churches in Stone, Pearl River, and Forrest counties in Mississippi; serving as chair of the Board of Trustees for Southeastern Baptist College, and member of the Board of Trustees for the Baptist Mississippi Association Youth Department and the Mississippi Baptist Children's Home. He also served as vice-president of the 200-church strong Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi and was moderator of the 18-member Ten Mile Missionary Baptist Association.
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