Technical Division Membership:
Technical Division Membership Emeritus:
For a number of years I was Archivist and member of the executive committee of the Northeastern Ohio section of th ACS.
Research and Special Interests:
Former senior research chemist in the Chemical Synthesis and Application Technology departments of the Lubrizol Corp. for 30 years. Developed new lubricant & fuel additives. Worked on leveraging Lubrizol technology into new markets including adhesives & sealants, defoamers, specialty silicones, electrorheological fluids, carbon black coupling agents, cetane improvers, adiabatic lubes and oil sensors. Worked closely with subsidiaries and other departments including Patent (office actions), Regulatory Compliance, Business Development (opportunity assessments), Acquisitions (technology due diligence), Safety (coauthored division safety manual), Publications and Pilot Plant. Inventor on 25 U.S. patents. Now doing occasional consulting.
Area of Expertise:
electrorheology, electrorheological fluids, lubricant additives, fuel additives, specialty chemical additives
Years of Expertise:
26 or more