Mike Hale is a scientific glassblower with extensive experience in designing and constructing specialized glass articles for laboratory and pilot plant facilities. He has more than 10 years of experience with Union Carbide and Dow Chemical. His operation includes a glass lathe, glass saw, annealing oven, multiple torches, and other equipment. Mr. Hale is supporting MATRIC projects, and is also available to assist other organizations that may need his capabilities.
You might be surprised to learn that David Statler’s interest in chemical engineering and solving problems was solidified during a sophomore English class at St. Marys High School in St. Marys, W.Va. An assignment to develop a resume and apply for a mock job opportunity as a research and development (R&D) chemical engineer with a local company, landed David a “mock job.” But this experience was enough for David to know that he wanted to develop processes and solve problems someday.