Victor McCrary
Published December 5, 2013
Updated April 21, 2021

Victor McCrary is vice president for research and graduate programs at the University of the District of Columbia, an HBCU and the only public university located in Washington, D.C. He is vice chair of the National Science Board.

McCrary’s background is in physical chemistry and technology. He organized the world’s first conference on electronic books in 1998, and was part of the research group that developed the prototype for the electronic book reader and a low-cost Braille reader for electronic books.

McCrary was honored for lifetime achievement in research in science and engineering by the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Expertise: STEM, digital content storage, electronic books, HBCUs, physical chemistry

Location: Washington, D.C.

Phone: (443) 885-4631


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