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Expert in Lubricant Additives, Fuel Additives, and Synthetic Base Oils

Expert ID: 734267 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has more than 32 years of experience in formulating lubricants and component development

Expert possesses more than 10 years' experience in formulating fuels and component development.

As a consultant, Expert has offered proposals to additive-additive interactions in different tribological systems.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Organic Sulfur Chemistry Institution: Texas Tech University
Year: 1982 Degree: Post-doctoral in Bio-organic Chemistry Subject: Flavin Chemistry Institution: University of California at Santa Barbara

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1982 to 1985 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Research Chemist Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert conducted pilot plant troubleshooting, monomer stabilization, and polymer application chemistry development.
Years: 1985 to 1992 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Senior Research Chemist Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for lubricant additive synthesis, scaleup process development, characterization, and PMN activities.
Years: 1992 to 1996 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Associate Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: He served as Research Group Leader/Supervisor with a primary focus on gear oil additive component development (anti-wear and anti-scuffing additives, dispersants, copper passivators and friction modifiers).
Years: 1996 to 2000 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Research Associate Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert externally leveraged new additive component development with joint research activities with Vanderbilt, Crompton and Ciba.
Years: 2000 to 2012 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Research Associate Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert conducted fundamental lubrication science research with a primary focus on the interaction of dispersants, anti-fouling additives, viscosity modifiers and other components. He also undertook Daimler partnership activities in developing low ash engine oils.
Years: 2013 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Research Associate Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert conducts applied research in lubricant additives, as well as formulation work in using EM Chemical synthetic base stocks and commercial additives. He is a key member of the retail fuel opportunity identification team and has worked on the BASF joint antioxidant project.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the following:
American Chemical Society
STLE (Tribology and Lubrication Engineering Society)
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
Licenses / Certifications
SAE Engine Oils
Professional Appointments
Expert was one of the keynote speakers in multiple Fuels and Lubricants Asia Conferences (2003, 2005 and 2009).
Awards / Recognition
Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award (Low ash, low sulfur and low phosphorus engine oils)
ExxonMobil Chemical Technology Award
ExxonMobil Retail Fuels Opportunity Identification (OI) Team Award
Expert commercialized 5 lubricant additives and many lubricant products in EM system
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert is author or co-author of 66 U.S. patents.
He has also authored a book chapter of Lubrication Fundamentals.
He is the author of a book chapter of Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications (multiple editions).

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Chinese Strong reading, writing and oral communication

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