Dr. Marcelo Guzman is an Associate Professor of Chemistry in the University of Kentucky. He holds a Licentiate in Chemistry degree from National University of Tucuman, Argentina. He was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) working on Paper and Photograph Conservation in the Sherman Fairchild Center. He earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech, 2007) working on ice chemistry. For his postdoctoral experience at Harvard University he was an Origins of Life in the Universe Fellow. After joining the faculty of the Department of Chemistry in 2010, he received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2013 to study environmental photochemical and photocatalytic processes. His current sponsored research explores the mechanisms of heterogeneous oxidations of combustion pollutants in the atmosphere. His personal interests include things ranging from movies and reading to traveling and soccer.