August 2004 to June 2006
Consultant with ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties, Customer Technical Support Group,
Paulsboro, New Jersey, Investigative Analysis Coordinator
Apply advanced laboratory technology to determine root cause of complex customer
problems involving mechanical systems using ExxonMobil lubricants. Propose steps to solve the current problem and avoid future issues.
May 1985 to Retirement November 2003
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (formerly Mobil Technology Company), Paulsboro, New Jersey
September 1990 to Retirement - Team Lead, Industrial Lubricants Formulation and Development. Provided
technical leadership to a group of scientists and engineers developing new industrial lubricants,
with emphasis on advanced synthetics. Primary responsibility was industrial gear oils. Developed
industry leading micropitting resistant synthetic gear oil for wind turbines and other severe
applications. Also provided leadership in metalworking fluid, thermal oil, and heat transfer
fluids. One U. S. patent issued for invention of non-toxic, biodegradable industrial gear oils.
May 1985 to September 1990
– Group Leader, Additive Synthesis. Provided technical leadership
to a group of four Ph.D. chemists and three B.S. technicians in the synthesis and development
of new additives to enhance the properties of lubricants and fuels. Over
55 U. S. patents issued as a result of this work.
May 1980 to May 1985
Mobil Chemical Company, Edison, New Jersey, Additives Laboratory Manager
Supervised a B.S. Chemist and two technicians in development of plant processes for
manufacture of lubricant additives. Developed a process for overbased calcium phenate
sulfide and a high pressure process for direct sulfurization of olefins to produce
commercial gear oil additives.
December 1976 to May 1980
FMC Corporation, Agricultural Chemicals Group, Insecticide Synthesis Chemist – Responsible
for synthesis and testing of new pyrethroid insecticides. One U. S. patent
resulted from this work.
September 1971 to May 1975
Teaching Assistant, Chemistry Department, Temple University.