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Jason Babcock

Dr. Babcock has a broad General Chemistry knowledge that is invaluable to understanding the interaction of materials on a molecular level. He has extensive experience designing and building experimental apparatus and performing analytical testing, interpreting the results, and providing detailed reports summarizing the findings. He can provide practical and comprehensive testing that is independent and unbiased. He has experience performing a broad range of tests to determine the strength, physical, chemical, and wear properties of metals, ceramics, composites, and plastics.
Certificate # 966
Engineering Systems, Inc.
4215 Campus Drive
Aurora, IL 60504
Phone #: 630-851-4566

Dr. Babcock has specialized throughout his career in the role that materials contribute to the limitations and failures of products and systems. He has substantial experience in a variety of materials, corrosion, measurement instrumentation, materials testing, intellectual property litigation, processing and processing equipment, R&D practices, and project management.

Education:

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington IL, 1994 B.A.
University of Chicago, Chicago IL, 1995 M.S.
University of Chicago, Chicago IL, 1998 Ph.D.

Experience:

Senior Consultant, ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC – AURORA, ILLINOIS, 2017-PRESENT
Co-Founder / Chief Scientist, GREEN LIGHT INDUSTRIES – WEST CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2006-PRESENT
Principal Scientist, CAULFIELD ENGINEERING – NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS, 2014-2017
Director of Chemistry & Materials, ITC EXPERTS, INC. – SUGAR GROVE, ILLINOIS, 2011-2014
Senior Consultant, PACKER ENGINEERING, INC. – NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS, 2008-2011
Adjunct Professor, WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – SUGAR GROVE, ILLINOIS, 2007
Senior Research Scientist, ULTRAMET, INC. – PACOIMA, CALIFORNIA, 2000-2006
Postdoctoral Research Associate, DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – EVANSTON, ILLINOIS, 1998-2000

Patents:

1) “Catalytic Smog Reduction” Jackson, G. P., Babcock, J. R., and Zlotnicki, J. M.; United States Patent 8475751 B2, 7/2/13.
2) “Hydrogen Extraction” Jackson, G. P., Babcock, J. R., and Zlotnicki, J. M.; United States Patent Application 20100035103, 2/11/10.
3) “Self-Adjusting Propellant Decomposition Catalyst” Babcock, J. R., Fortini, A. J., and Wright M. J.; United States Patent Application 20080064913 11/20/05.
4) “Metal Gas Separation Membrane” Alvin, M.A., Babcock, J. R.; United States Patent 7018446 9/24/03.
5) “Decomposition of Organic Azides” Babcock, J. R. and Fortini, A. J.; United States Patent 7338540 3/4/08.

Society Memberships:

ASTM C16 – Thermal Insulation, D22 – Air Quality, and F08 – Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Ceramic Society (ACerS)