University of California, San Diego, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Physical Organic Chemistry Ph.D.
Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ., Chemistry BA
June 06- Present BASF Catalysts LLC
Principal Scientist: Materials Science and Enabling Technology
Materials and catalyst synthesis and testing; Leading group of 22 scientists
and technicians (18 exempts). Extensive R&D experience in heterogeneous/homogeneous
catalysis and materials science; catalytic process chemistry; direct experience
at petrochemical and catalyst manufacturing sites; lab reactor design, construction
and implementation. Recent emphasis on fundamental catalyst studies, environmental
catalysis, fluid catalytic cracking, catalytic sensors, combinatorial catalysis,
nanotechnology, photovoltaics and
Member BASF nanotechnology team.
• North American contact for BASF for Nanotechnology
• 2007-2008, Member central BASF Nanotechnology team- evaluated and funded
nanotechnology projects within BASF worldwide
1984 - 2006 Engelhard Corporation
Group Leader, Research Associate, Sr. Research Associate
Research in catalysis, materials synthesis, zeolites, molecular sieves, pigments,
nanotechnology, chorine dioxide and related fields. Wide range of projects
and topics resulting in many products.
1982-1984 Unilever Corporation
Group Leader: research related to consumer goods