Organic and Polymer Chemistry Consultant Specialized in Monomer Development, Unsaturated Polyesters and New Process and Plant Scale Up

Technical Consultant #1618


Expertise

  • Organic chemicals from renewable sources and green chemicals.
  • Organic monomer development.
  • Thermo-set polymers, especially unsaturated polyesters development and applications.
  • Polyesters production process development.
  • Polymer characterization.
  • Pilot plant scale-up.
  • Vinyl polymerizations.
  • Styrene polymer and copolymers.
  • Sun screen chemicals.
  • New product commercialization management.
  • External joint program management.
  • Chemical Technical service for customers.
  • Fluency in Chinese.

Experience

Independent Consultant, Present

Undisclosed Company, Senior Research Advisor, 1984 - 2009

  • Unsaturated polyester development using monomers (glycols and cyclic olefins) produced within the company: Successfully developed and commercialized a line of new unsaturated polyester products.
  • Technical Manager of a 12 person team for new unsaturated polyester product development.
  • Chemical product application research in various industries: Developed new applications for many company products and gained new customers.
  • Feasibility studies of chemicals from bio-sources, especially chemicals of current importance to the company: Evaluated current technology on bio-diesel process and by-product applications for the company.
  • Polyol applications in unsaturated polyesters: Developed new applications for recycled polyurethane chemicals.
  • Styrene polymer and copolymer research: Developed a high heat resistant styrene copolymer suitable for microwave oven applications.

ICI, Wilmington, DE, Research Chemist, 1983 - 1984

  • Sun screen chemicals: Developed and patented a series of chemicals for sun screen applications.

American Can Co., Princeton, NJ, Research Chemist, 1976 - 1983

  • Chemicals and polymers from pulp and paper industry: Developed and patented applications for lignin from pulp mill waste.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society

Publications and Patents

  • 25 patents
  • 10 presentations
  • Several papers

Education

  • Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • B.S. Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
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