Staff Members

Dr. John A. Sofranko – Founder and CEO

- Ph.D. University of Rochester ‘79 –electrocatalytic C-H bond activation
- 23 years at Lyondell (Arco) Chemical Co. (CTO, director of M&A, planning, styrene business)
- 61 patents and numerous publication, presentation, in process catalysis and engineering

Dr. C. Andrew Jones – Research Chemist

- Ph.D. Johns Hopkins ‘77 physical chemistry
- 23 years at Lyondell (ARCO) Chemical Co.
- 41 patents, 25 papers in catalysis – OCM, ODH, propylene epoxidation, catalytic cracking to olefins, direct hydrogen peroxide

Dr. Kailash Patil – Research Chemist

- Ph.D. KIST, S. Korea ’11; Post doc U. Conn. 11-13’
- Research and publication (7) in molten carbonate fuel cells, advance batteries, thin film preparations, zeolite catalysis and kinetics

Royce Macwan – Process Engineer

- BS Chemical Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology – 2014

Dr. Carol S. Lee – Chemist and Business Analyst

- PhD Cornell University ‘77 -- organic chemistry
- Over 10 patents and numerous publication in catalysis
- 23 years with Mobil: research (petrochemicals) and product development (Mobil-1)