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.
A leader in science and technology research and development, MATRIC has invited three undergraduate chemical engineering students to join the team as interns for the summer. Some of the best and brightest from West Virginia University (WVU) and The Ohio State University (OSU) will assist the 100+ MATRICians with their daily work in the labs, in the pilot plants and in the office.