Dr. Lodder received his B.S. degree in Natural Science, along with a M.S. in Chemistry, from Xavier University in 1981 and 1983. He received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 1988 after working with Professor Gary M. Hieftje at Indiana University. Dr. Lodder holds joint appointments as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry at Kentucky. He serves on the board of directors of Spherix (Nasdaq: SPEX), as editor in chief of the astroanalytical chemistry and astrobiology journal Contact in Context, and as a member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Science, Process Analytical Technologies subcommittee.
Dr. Lodder is a first-prize winner in the 1990 international IBM Supercomputing Competition, as well as a winner of a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Paper Award, a Buchi NIR Award, the Tomas Hirschfeld Award in Near-IR Spectroscopy (PittCon), a Research and Development 100 Award, and the Orville N. Green Service Award (SETICon).
Lodder Robert A, Ensor Charles, Banfield Amy. (2015). BSN272 Prevents Western Diet-Induced Atherosclerosis and Excess Weight Gain in ApoE/Mice.
Williams Jarrod, Ensor Charles, Gardner Scott, Smith Rebecca, Lodder Robert A. (2015). BSN723T Prevents Atherosclerosis and Weight Gain in ApoE Knockout Mice Fed a Western Diet.
Ensor Mark, Banfield Amy B, Smith Rebecca R, Williams Jarrod, Lodder Robert A. (2015). Safety and efficacy of d-tagatose in glycemic control in subjects with type 2 diabetes.Journal of endocrinology, diabetes & obesity, 3(1),
Ensor Mark, Williams Jarrod, Smith Rebecca, Banfield Amy, Lodder Robert. (2014). Effects of Three Low-Doses of D-Tagatose on Glycemic Control over Six Months in Subjects with Mild Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus under Control with Diet and Exercise.J Endocrinol Diabetes Obes, 2(4), 1057-1068.
Metts B, Thatcher Sean Eric, Lewis E, Karounos M, LA Cassis R Smith, Lodder Robert A. (2013). DDDAS, Design of drug intervention for the treatment of dyslipidemia in ApoE-/- mice.J Develop Drugs , 2(2), 1-7.
Williams J, Spitnale M, Lodder Robert A. (2013). The Effect of D-Tagatose on Fructose Absorption in a Rat Model.J Develop Drugs , 2,
Smith R R, Lodder Robert A. (2013). When does a Nanotechnology Device Become a Drug? Size Versus Smarts.J Develop Drugs , 2(e121),