Alex’s Qualifications

Community and College Leaders endorse Alex Azima. See what they say about Alex here.

Alex has the best background for LCC:

  • Current member LCC Board of Trustees (since 2015) – focused on student success.
  • LCC physics professor for 39 years – now retired.
  • Former President of LCC Academic Senate – promoted collaboration and teamwork between faculty and administration.
  • Immense love for LCC and for what it stands for – quality education for all students.
  • Previously Nuclear Defense Physicist for the State of Michigan and Nuclear Health Physicist at Consumers Power Company.

Alex is an active part of our Community with extensive Professional Activity that has always focused on helping people learn.  His activities have included:

  • Chair, The Black Child & Family Institute’s Science Equity Task Force.
  • Member, Impression 5 Science Advisory Board.
  • Founder and President for many years, Supporters of Okemos Science.
  • Frequent volunteer, K-12 science activities .
  • Judge and event supervisor, Michigan Science Olympiad.
  • Co-Coordinator and Presenter, LCC Summer Science for Minorities Program.
  • Founder and Coordinator, Café Scientifique, LCC community outreach promoting public interest and engagement in science.
  • President and board member, several state and national science education organizations.