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John Edwards

(203) 744-5905

PAUL J. GIAMMATTEO, Ph.D.

Process NMR Associates, LLC

87A Sand Pit Rd, Danbury, CT 06810

Tel: (203) 744-5905, Fax: (203) 743-9297, Mobile: (203) 241-0258, e-mail: paul@process-nmr.com

SUMMARY: 

Over 24 years’ experience in applied petroleum, petrochemical, and chemical research and development including:

Technical Experience:

·        Developed and installed the first patented high resolution NMR process analyzer and control system.

·        Implemented mid and near infra red product quality monitoring systems.

·        Provided NMR spectroscopic services to Texaco and its subsidiaries (liquids, solids, multinuclear, two-dimensional).

·        Published and presented over 30 papers in various technical journals, symposia, and national meetings.

Managerial Experience:

·        Program Manager for fouling and corrosion for a 3,500 barrel per day used oil recycling refinery.

·        Team Leader for process analytical research.

·        Group Leader of organic, spectroscopic, and compositional analyses.

·        Team Leader of a product contamination team.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:  

Process NMR Associates, LLC                                                                                                                             December 1997-Present

Manager of Business Development for PNA, the worlds only on-line high-resolution FT-NMR application development company. Developed, validated and maintained applications on over 20 installed process NMR units. Oversaw global product marketing and strategic planning for Foxboro process NMR business.

Texaco Fuel and Marine Marketing Department                                                                  April, 1996 - Dec. 1997

Program Manager - Fouling and Corrosion:  Responsible for managing and coordinating  internal and external programs designed to reduce catastrophic fouling and corrosion at a 3,500 barrel per day used oil recycling refinery.  Direct reports include four Texaco professionals and technical staff of two vendor/supplier companies.  Program objectives are to reduce fouling and achieve operational profitability by August, 1996.

Texaco Fuels and Lubricants Technology Department                                                                                                                1994 - 1996

Senior Technologist - Process Analytical and Organic Spectroscopy:  Team Leader for developing and implementing unique process analysis/control systems and product quality monitoring systems.  Developed, patented, and installed the first high resolution process NMR analyzer and controller at Texaco’s Los Angeles Refinery. Nominated by Texaco for the Industrial Research Institute’s 1996 Technology Award.  Manages infra red based fuel and lubricant product quality monitoring programs.

Texaco Research and Development Department                                                                                                                         1980 - 1994

Group Leader - Organic Spectroscopy, Compositional and Thermal Analyses (1990 - 1994):  Managed eight professional and two technicians in delivery of NMR, mass spec, IR spectroscopies, compositional analyses, and thermal analyses (including DSC and TGA).

Team Leader - Coolant Contamination (1990):  Led analytical team of three professionals in determining source of coolant contamination at General Motors’ Saturn Division’s manufacturing facility.  Results of team’s work mitigated Texaco’s $28 million liability in a 1,500 car recall by Saturn.  Received Texaco’s Outstanding Contributor Award.

Technical Positions (1980 - 1990):  Held various technical positions of increasing responsibility in NMR, compositional, and surface analyses.

MEMBERSHIPS:

American Chemical Society

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sigma Xi

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. Chemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT                                    1989

Thesis: "Determination of the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Structures of Polysaccharides: An NMR Study"

M. S. Chemistry, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY               1980  

Thesis: "Synthesis and Rotational Barrier Studies of Select Methyl-Substituted Diphenylmethyl Anions"

B. A. Biology and Chemistry, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT                     1978  

 

Selected Patents and Publications:

"Control Means and Method for Controlling Feed Gases". Paul J. Giammatteo, Richard J Trocino and Gregory Marsh, Texaco Inc., United States Patent 5, 265, 635, November 1993

Curdlan and Scleroglucan. NMR Characterization of Solution and Gel Properties”, Paul J. Giammatteo, and Arthur J. Stipanovic, Advances in Chemistry, 233, Polymers in Aqueous Media: Performance Through Association, 75-87 (1989)

"Structure-Property Relationships of Base Oils", Greg Marsh, Paul Giammatteo, Vincent Nero, Arthur McCormack, Presented at the National ACS Meeting, New York, August 25-30, 1991.

Process Applications of NMR on Flowing Gaseous Streams”. P.J. Giammatteo, G.Marsh, J.C.Edwards, presented at the 35th Experimental NMR Conference, Asilomar , California , April 10-15, 1994 .

Process Applications of NMR on Flowing Gaseous Streams. Part II”. P.J. Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards, presented at the 36th Experimental NMR Conference, Boston MA , March 26-30, 1995 .

Development of a Process NMR Gasoline Analysis System”. J.C.Edwards, P.J. Giammatteo, G.P. Firmstone, P.D. Cusatis, presented at the 37th Experimental NMR Conference, Pacific Grove , CA , March 17-22, 1996 .

Process Applications of NMR on Flowing Gaseous Streams. Part III. The Installation and Operation of an On-Line NMR in a Refinery”. P.J. Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards, T. Cohen, M.W. Blakley, presented at the 37th Experimental NMR Conference, Pacific Grove , CA , March 17-22, 1996 .

2H NMR of Low Temperature Crystallization Processes in Base Oils Utilizing a Perdeuterated Probe Molecule”. J.C. Edwards, P.J. Giammatteo, A.J. Stipanovic, M.P. Smith, presented at the 37th Experimental NMR Conference, Pacific Grove , CA , March 17-22, 1996 .

NMR Based Refinery Process Control Systems: New Technology for Process Optimization”. P.J. Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards, G.P. Firmstone, presented at the Texaco Technology Conference, Houston TX , July 15-17, 1996 .

NMR Based Process Analysis and Control: New Technology for Process Optimization”. P.J. Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards,  presented at the Instrument Society of America Meeting, Chicago IL , October 7-11, 1996

High Resolution NMR Based Process Control for Petroleum Refining - Part I”. P.J. Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards,  presented at the Eastern Analytical Conference, Somerset , New Jersey , November 18, 1996 .

High Resolution NMR Based Process Control for Petroleum Refining - Part II”. J.C. Edwards, P.J. Giammatteo,  presented at the Eastern Analytical Conference, Somerset , New Jersey , November 18, 1996 .

High Resolution NMR Based Process Control for Petroleum Refining”. P.J.Giammatteo, J.C. Edwards, presented at the Annual New Jersey ISA Chapter Meeting, Princeton , New Jersey , November 20, 1996 .

Investigation of Low Temperature Crystallization Processes in Base Oils Utilizing a Perdeuterated Probe Molecule and 2H NMR”.  J.C. Edwards, A.J. Stipanovic, P. J. Giammatteo, M.P. Smith, Invited presentation at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 13-17, 1997.

On-line Acid Strength Measurement and Sulfuric Acid Alkylation Process Control Using Process NMR”. J.C. Edwards and Paul J. Giammatteo, presented at the ISA Analytical Division Meeting, Research Triangle Park , April 26-29, 1998 .

"Utilization of Process NMR for On-Line Acid Strength Determination and Sulfuric Acid Alkylation Process Control" J.C. Edwards, P.J. Giammatteo, E. Ross, presented at ISA Expo98, Houston , Texas , October 19-22, 1998 .