Prof. Flowers earned a B.S. in Chemistry from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in 1983 and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Tennessee in 1988. After a one-year postdoctoral appointment with Los Alamos National Laboratory, he joined UNCP in the fall of 1989. Dr. Flowers teaches courses in general and analytical chemistry, and conducts experimental research involving the development of new devices and methods for microscale chemical analysis.