Expertise

Polymer Synthesis, Thermosets, Polymerization Reactions, Bio-based materials, Marine Coatings, Combinatorial and High Throughput Methods.


Our research is focused around the theme that polymer composition and structure determine material performance. We focus on the synthesis and characterization of polymers that provide tailored performance properties.
 

Past Affiliations

Research Associate, Eastman Chemical Company

Senior Scientist, Sherwin-Williams Company

Communities
Mathematics, Mathematics
Degrees
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Materials Engineering Science, 1984
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Chemistry, 1979
Keywords
microelectronics natural products chemical synthesis polymer chemistry polymer science organic coatings combinatorics
Honors

Industry Achievement Award, National Paint and Coatings Association (National Paint and Coatings Association), 2009

Roon Foundation Award (Best Paper Award, 2004 International Coatings Exposition Technology Conference), Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, 2004

Technical Focus Lecture, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, 2004

Roon Foundation Award (Best Paper, 2003 International Coatings Exposition Technology Conference), Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, 2003

Best Poster Presentation (International Coatings Exposition Technology Conference), Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, 2003

Associations
American Chemical Society
Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
Radtech