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2/3/06

Laser Fingerprint Inventor Dies

Source: www.phys.ttu.edu Source: www.phys.ttu.edu

The Texas Tech professor who pioneered fingerprints as forensic evidence has died.

E. Roland Menzel, inventor of laser fingerprint technology and physics professor at Tech, died Friday from an illness. He was 62 years old.

Menzel also created the Center for Forensic Studies at Tech in 1982.

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