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Expert Details

Water Soluble Polymers and Surfactants

ID: 716661 Mississippi, USA

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During his career, Expert has been intimately involved in the synthesis, scale-up, and applications of hydrophilic polymers. He has experience with natural, semisynthetic, and synthetic polymers, with major application areas such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textile-finishing, and mastics. His research group in the Employer is actively involved in hydrophilic polymer characterization, thickening, and gelling mechanisms, absorption at interfaces, flocculation, and dispersion.

Surface science represents Expert's other major area of expertise. He has been involved in all aspects of surfactants from fundamental studies to formulation. The major application areas in which he consults are laundry, industrial, and institutional cleaners (i.e. household products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and textiles). His research area involves the study of the fundamentals of formulation and processing, including the measurement of surfactant absorption kinetics and thermodynamics, wicking wetting, micellization, identifying liquid crystal compositions, and finding routes to effective and efficient processing and stable, efficacious formulations.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: PhD Subject: Physical Chemistry Institution: University of Strathclyde
Year: 1967 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry Institution: University of Strathclyde

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chairman of Polymer Science Dept. Department:
Administrator for School of polymers, chair of academic department, responsible for economic development in state.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1979 to 1990 Employer: BF Goodrich Title: Research Associate and Manager,Hydrophilic Polymers Department:
Managed the hydrophilic polymers R&D group at BF goodrich
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1970 to 1979 Employer: Unilever Research Title: Scientist/Manager Department:
Polymer synthesis and characterization, colloid and surface science, formulation

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He belongs to ACS, AOCS, SCC, and the Association of Formulation Chemists.
Professional Appointments
He was President of SCC. He was President of Association of Formulation Chemists.
Awards / Recognition
He was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Carnegie-Mellon University. He also received the Outstanding Technical Recognition Award from the BF Goodrich Company.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 14 Patents, 45 Publications, and 206 Scientific Presentations in the last nine years.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Expert reads and writes and speaks some French.
German Expert reads and writes German.

Fields of Expertise

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