The HistoryMakers video oral history with Darnell Eugene Diggs.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 47 min., 40 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Diggs, Darnell Eugene, -- 1970- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Darnell Eugene Diggs
Darnell Eugene Diggs
Other authors / contributors:Diggs, Darnell Eugene, 1970- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Dayton, Ohio 2008 February 25.
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Summary:Physicist Darnell Diggs was born on May 20, 1970, in Tuskegee, Alabama. He attended Pike County Elementary School and Pike County High School before enrolling at Alabama A&M University. Diggs earned his B.S. degree in physics in 1988. He remained at Alabama A&M to earn his M.S. degree in physics in 1997, and his Ph.D. degree in physics in 2001. In 2002, Diggs was hired as a research physicist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. There, he has worked to improve polymer-based electro-optic modulators that provide critical advantages over devices made from other materials. Diggs's achievements in the field of physics have earned him the Black Engineer of the Year Award, and the Top Minority in Science Award from Science Spectrum Magazine. He was recognized as one of five Distinguished African American physicists in the World Year of Physics in 2005. Diggs served as president of the Dayton Alumni Extension for the National Society of Black Engineers.