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Expert in Cationic Chemistry

Expert ID: 726326 Ohio, USA

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Expert has over 20 years of oleyl chemical experience that focused on the areas of expertise listed below. He worked for Ashland, Sherex, Witco, goldschmidt and Degussa (Evonik) as a senior scientist. Expert worked in applications and synthesis in his 20 plus years in the oleyl amine product lines.

Expert brings his many years of surfactant knowledge to the personal care industry while employed at Noveon (Lubrizol). He utilized pair wise statistical approach to study the sensory attributes of today’s top body wash products targeting the relationship of skin conditioning and quantifiable foam properties. Expert is an expert in natural derived alkyl glucoside surfactant products for irritation mitigation in Personal care surfactant formulations and glucoside processing. He has developed invitro tests for tack and long lasting attributes for lip sticks.

Expert has a background in alkylation of phenols from his nine years of work at Schenectady Chemicals. He is familiar with the continuous manufacturing of alkyl phenols using strong ion exchange resins producing tert buty, nonyl and octyl phenols.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Columbus, Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Dayton, Ohio - Canton, Ohio - Lorain, Ohio - Springfield, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Elyria, Ohio - Middletown, Ohio

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1966 Degree: Associate in Applied Science Subject: Chemistry Institution: Hudson Valley Community College
Year: 1968 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry Institution: SUNY at Cortland
Year: 1972 Degree: MS Subject: Chemistry Institution: Union college in Schenectady ny

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2005 to 2009 Employer: Lubrizol Title: R&D associate Department: Responsibilities: He worked in the personal care r&d group supporting the methyl glucoside product line, esters and carbomer polymers.
Years: 1985 to 2005 Employer: Evonik (goldschmidt) Title: Senior Chemist Department: Responsibilities: He worked in the laundry group supporting the dryer sheet and fabric softener businesses.
Years: 1980 to 1985 Employer: Ashland Chemical company Title: R&D chemist Department: Responsibilities: He designed and ran laboratory fluidized bed and fixed bed reactors for a new heterogeneous process.
Years: 1968 to 1980 Employer: Schenectady Chemicals and Sterling Winthrop Title: Chemist Department: Responsibilities: He developed condensation polymers for many uses for phenol/formaldehyde resins and wet chemical analysis.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society of Cosmetic Chemists, American Oil Chemists Society, American Chemical Society.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has one publication on the kinetics and preparation of amine oxides. He also has two single inventor patent applications on long lasting fragrance retention technology in laundry.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
He was awarded the best paper presentation at the 2000 AOCS conference in Chicago on dryer sheet technology.
Marketing Experience
He developed a long lasting laundry fragrance technology utilizing three different business groups products within Evonik. See patent applications 20060165740 and 20060160711. He characterized for the first time that PEG 120 methyl glucoside dioleate was a gemini surfactant improving product sales penetration.
Other Relevant Experience
He has a background in body wash technology related to conditioner deposition. He has done lip stick tests to determine long lasting attributes of lip sticks. He has studied the utilization of both natural and carbomer rheology modifiers in many personal care products.

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