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1. “Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins” edited Hatsuo Ishita & Tarek Agag / Chapter 34 “Advanced Benzoxzine Chemistries Provide Improved Performance in a Wide Range of Applications” by Roger Tietze & Ash Chaudhari 2. “Benzoxazine Technology and New Products from Huntsman”


DELAVAU PHARMACEUTICAL PARTNERS 2017-2018 Philadelphia, PA Vice President of Operations SPI PHARMA, INCORPORATED 2009-2017 Site General Manager, Lewes, DE 2016–2017 Site General Manager, Grand Haven, MI 2012–2015 Production Manager, Grand Haven, MI 2009–2012 Senior Process Engineer, Grand Haven, MI 2009


BS in chemical engineering from Bucknell University, 1982. Project Management Certificate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2005.

Society Memberships

Society of Vacuum Coaters, 2011-present, Director since 2018. American Chemical Society, 2012-present, Member.

Typical Process Involvement

Petrochemicals: C2-C4 paraffin dehydrogenation, steam cracking, C2 oxy-dehydrogenation, aromatic alkylation (cumene, ethyl benzene), p-xylene from heavy naphtha, light hydrocarbon partial oxidation (n-butane to maleic anhydride (ALMAR process), natural gas to synthesis gas), ethylene oxide, C4-C5 paraffin isomerization. Refining: hydrocracking &


New Hampshire Materials Lab, Somersworth NH, Chemist, Senior Chemist Global Systems Technology, Egg Harbor Township, NJ Trace detection of explosives for airport security Pfizer Central Research, Groton CT, Research Chemist, Liquids Dosage group.

Society Memberships:

American Chemical Society Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers (USA) Environmental Institute of Kenya

Areas of Service

Explosion hazards (dusts & flammables)        Electrical area classification Troubleshooting                                                    De-bottle necking -Process optimization Front end studies                                                  Process design Project management                                             Detailed design Dust hazards & Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA)


Process modeling (Aspen Plus, HYSYS, Aspen Custom Modeler, SuperPro ProTreat, Custom process models in Excel, Link programs to Excel via Visual Basic for Applications) Equipment sizing and costing Due diligence Cost accounting Project budgeting Sensitivity analyses Mobile refinery modeling for

Scope of Activities:

Consultation, research, development, synthesis, market research, literature studies, formulation and procedure development, and custom synthesis. Industrial experience includes lubrication additive, lignin and cellulosics polymer, metathesis, pharmaceutical, rubber, plastic and polymer, oil seed, emulsion, and adhesive chemistries. Chemical, physical and test