High Performance Carbon Fiber and Composites Consultant

Technical Consultant #1280


Expertise

  • Market and technology studies for high performance fibers and composites.
  • Use of and properties of carbon fiber and carbon fiber composites.
  • Applications and processing of carbon fiber composites.

Experience

Managing Director of a privately-held corporation specializing in sizing, coating, and chopping of high-performance fibers (1994 - present).

  • Principal Scientist on Phase 1 and Phase 2 SBIR programs for NSF and Air Force Material Laboratory (2006 - present).

Founder and Principal Investigator of a company that conducts single-client studies on the markets and technologies of high performance fibers and composites.

  • More than 50 clients, worldwide, have called related to technical and market opportunities for carbon fiber and composites.

Exxon, New Venture Division 1972 - 1980

  • Consultant, Marketing Manager and Director of Advance Planning.
  • The carbon fiber and composite activities of this company were subsequently acquired by DuPont (Conoco) and Cytec.

Narmco (now Cytec), Department Manager, Research Division of Narmco 1968 - 1972

  • Developed high temperature resins and composite structures under government contracts.
  • Responsible for one of the first carbon fiber prepreg lines.

Rockwell Division, North American Aviation. Senior Scientist 1961 - 1968

  • Developed high temperature polymers for rocket motor applications.

Hughes Aircraft Company, Senior Scientist and Section Manager, Research Laboratories 1956 - 1961

  • Developed high temperature resins for electronic applications under government contracts

Honors & Publications

  • Two books on high temperature polymers, a major monograph on pitch-based carbon fibers, and nearly 100 papers and patents
  • Active member of several technical and trade groups, including SAMPE, ACS, SAE, and SACMA
  • Chairman, Gordon Research Conference on Polymers
  • Lecturer at Clemson University, North Carolina State University, and Intertech Conferences on Carbon Fiber (1998 - 2006)

Education

PhD, Polymer Chemistry, and post graduate studies, University of Southern California

MS, Analytical Chemistry, University of Minnesota

BS, Chemistry, University of Minnesota

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