Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory Supervisor Frank Holger Foersterling earns Academic Staff Outstanding Performance & Service Awards

More than two dozen people were honored for their many years of service to UW-Milwaukee at the annual Fall Awards ceremony on Oct. 25 at the Zelazo Center, including faculty and staff from the College of Letters & Science.

UWM’s nuclear magnetic resonance facility is a state-of-the-art laboratory that’s  home to spectroscopic instrumentation, which is crucial to chemistry and
biochemistry instruction and research. Frank Holger Foersterling has managed and operated the lab as skilled and trusted mentor for over 25 years. His duties include adjusting and maintaining instruments worth several hundred thousand dollars. Industry partners rely on his expertise to support analytical programs and contracted work. He also teaches, does committee service and regularly publishes work with colleagues. “Researchers highly respect his expertise, and his affable, patient and professional manner is greatly appreciated,” wrote Nicholas Silvaggi, professor of chemistry and biochemistry.