Dr. Jalaal Hayes selected as Top Influential Chemist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

DOVER, DE - 07-13-2018 (Press Release Jet) — Jalaal A. Hayes, Ph.D, Research Chemist, STEM/STEAM Educator, Author, Inventor, TEDx Speaker, Owner & Founder of Elyte Universal Network (EUN), Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry at Delaware State University, was just recently named Top Influential Chemist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.  

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, and longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala 

Dr. Hayes is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated success not only as the youngest PhD graduate from Delaware State University, but Dr. Hayes has also demonstrated success as a research chemist, author, inventor, TEDx Speaker and STEM/ STEAM educator. In 2014, Dr. Hayes founded Elyte Universal Network (EUN), which is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) based content entity that focuses on making hard and complex sciences simple and accessible to all communities.Dr. Hayes’s impressive repertoire of prior roles have included Research Assistant at Delaware State University and Howard University NASA University Research Center, Poster and Oral Presenter at various scientific conferences, and Science Instructor in the Philadelphia area.

Throughout his illustrious career thus far, Dr. Hayes has received many awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession.For 2019 he is being considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional Magazine), and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Top 40 under 40. For 2018 he was selected as Top Influential Chemist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals and has been featured on many TV shows and newspapers such as Disney Jr.’s “Be Inspired”, ABC Visions, featured on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2016 he was named Male Student of the Year by Historically Black Colleges and Universities and is a Carl Storm Fellow at the Gordon Research Conference in Barga, Italy.Dr. Hayes maintains membership with the American Chemical Society, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, and Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society.

Aside from his successful career, Dr. Hayes is a world renowned sought after speaker, lecturer, publisher of articles, peer reviewed journals, author of Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies of Alkali Metal Doped-Lithium Amide-Magnesium Hydride Hydrogen Storage System and Growing Up GREAT: A Roadmap to Giving, Receiving, Expecting, Achieving, and Teaching, and holds a patent for alternative energy system for cars, powered by hydrogen.He has spoken on the panel at North Carolina Central School of Law first annual Intellectual Property Law Institute regarding intellectual property at universities and small businesses. 

Dr. Hayes impressively graduated high school at the age of 15 and college at the age of 18. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Lincoln University and graduated cum laude.He was the recipient of a Summer Research Internship for the NASA Undergraduate Research Center from Howard University and received his PhD in Applied Chemistry from Delaware State University, making him the youngest ever PhD recipient from Delaware State University. Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Dr. Hayes for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make.Dr. Hayes’s numerous awards, accolades’ and accomplishments are extremely impressive.He has tremendous foresight, extensive knowledge, is brilliant at what he does and was exactly what we were looking for.We are truly honored to have him as our Top Influential Chemist of the Year and we are looking forward to meeting him at the gala.”

Looking back, Dr. Hayes attributes his success to his education, mentors he had along the way and staying passionate in all of his endeavors.He says his work is very gratifying and hopes that others will consider a career in Chemistry.When not working, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.For the future, he hopes to continue making a difference in the world and in people’s lives any way that he can. 

For more information on Dr. Hayes please visit:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jalaal-hayes-phd-79969b73/


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For more information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com

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