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Stephen Shiring ’12 Conducts Research in Saudi Arabia

Stephen Shiring in Saudi Arabia

From right: Adel Albalushi ’12 joined Stephen Shiring ’81, M’85, Hospitality Management Department chair, and Stephen’s son, Stephen Shiring ’12, for a tour of the city of Jeddah.

Pursuing his PhD in quantum chemistry at Georgia Tech, Stephen Shiring ’12 spent much of his year conducting research at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.

While visiting in June, Stephen’s father, Stephen Shiring ’81, M’85, IUP Hospitality Management Department chair, also met up with a former student, Adel Albalushi ’12. Adel represented IUP’s College of Health and Human Services on the Crimson Court in 2010, the Homecoming tradition’s first year.