Consultant for Gas to Liquid Chemistries, Catalytic Systems and Self-Assembled Biomaterials

Technical Consultant #1702


Expertise

  • Porous materials evaluations and use.
  • Self-assembled biomaterials.
  • Work with molecular halogens for fuel and chemical development.
  • Zeolite synthesis and heterogeneous catalysis development.
  • Catalytic systems and solid reactant chemistry.
  • Gas-to-liquids chemistry.
  • Air-free chemistry and related techniques.
  • Polymer synthesis and sol-gel chemistry techniques.
  • Combinatorial and parallel synthesis.
  • Materials characterization techniques: GPC, MALDI-TOF, DSC, XRD, SEM, TEM, AFM, SPR, FTIR, NMR, thin film analyzer, CD, phase contrast and DIC optical microscopy and confocal microscopy.
  • Thin film processing, spin, dip and spray-coat processing.
  • Poly-dimethyl-siloxane (PDMS) soft-stamp technology.
  • Sterile techniques and a variety of molecular biology techniques (PCR, cloning, genetic selections and protein purification).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience

Undisclosed Company, President and Founder, 2009 - Present

  • Development of technology that deals with impending global carbon market unification preparing for a future multi-trillion dollar a year market in carbon.
  • Technology focuses on two components: Creating new products from waste and CO2; and, CO2 identification technology for geo-sequestration projects.

VLP Biotech, Inc., CEO/President and Director, 2009

  • Turn-around business. Developed comprehensive in-license agreement of a non-profit's IP portfolio.
  • Developed pricing model, risk assessment and finance plan for start-up molecular vaccine technology.
  • Focused outward engaging potential customers and partners resulting in a firm partnership with a major biopharmaceutical company.

BioSolar, Inc., Independent Consultant, 2004 - Present

  • Consultant and scientific advisor related to development, research and development planning and IP generation.
  • These companies are focused on short-term revenue generation and capital appreciation by entering the market with a competitive product in the cleantech space.
  • Guide technologies focused on core infrastructure needs such as energy and CO2 mitigation.
  • Development of renewable components for the manufacture of PV modules; first product to be launched is a composite backsheet made wholly from renewable resources.

Carbon Sciences, Inc., Chief Scientific Advisor, 2004 - Present

  • Conversion of mineral waste materials into useful carbonates for the paper and plastic industries, and CO2 uses.
  • Contributed to the founding IP and am active in developing new chemistry.
  • Continuous active in securing international collaborators to help support process design.

Gas Reaction Technologies, Inc., Director of Chemistry, 2004 - 2006

  • Oversee and direct all of the chemistry engaged by the company.
  • Producing a catalytic system that efficiently converted natural gas to gasoline fuel additives or gasoline fuel with the halogenation (bromine) of methane and the subsequent conversion to fuel.
  • Secure major joint development agreements with well-known chemical and petroleum companies and filed several patent applications, expanded technical team, discovered a highly selective light olefin catalysts and discovered and developed efficient halogenated methane to BTX catalysts.

SBA Materials, Inc., Chief Technology Officer, 2002 - 2004

  • Performed all aspects of the business including lab build out, permitting and maintenance of an equipped and functioning laboratory.
  • Responsible for building and running the technical group, grant and proposal writing and VC presentations.
  • Recognized for:
  • Securement of a VC term-sheet for $1.5 million.
  • Identified relevant industrial contacts.
  • Developed and secured paying and non-paying large industrial partners, with capabilities to manufacture and market products.
  • Developed and executed milestone driven research and development programs.
  • Conceived and reduced to practice commercial opportunities in low-k dielectrics, low refractive index films and gratings, composite films and controlled release devices.
  • Managed all of the company's I.P.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Credentials

  • Dissertation: Synthesis and studies of polypeptide materials.

Publications

  • Author and co-author of peer reviewed articles, manuscripts and journals.
  • 26 U.S. patents and applications.

Education

  • Ph.D. Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
  • B.S. Microbiology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
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