Dr. Grant Proulx has more than 22 years of industrial chemistry experience, having worked with DuPont, Great Lakes Chemical and Celanese. His areas of expertise include experimental design and discovery/development of new materials and processes, including scale-up. Dr. Proulx was most recently an R&D/Scale-up Group Leader in the Houston, Texas area. At MATRIC he provides [...]
Scott White joined MATRIC in 2016 after nearly 20 years of experience in electronics and instrumentation support at GE Fanuc and AK Steel. He provides support on process control systems, all types of pilot plant and lab automation, and other electrical equipment. Scott White INSTRUMENT ELECTRICIAN Scott White [...]
The Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center has entered a phase of leadership transition at the chief executive level. However, MATRIC has in place the elements necessary for continued success: nationally and internationally recognized experts, highly-experienced administrators, professional and technical staff averaging 25 years of experience, and unique research and pilot plant facilities. In combination, [...]
An understanding of intellectual property is critical in the field of research and development. Below, attorney Daniel Lev of the Finnegan law firm discusses the 2011 America Invents Act. He describes the law's "sweeping change[s]," which include the significance of "first inventor" filing, new procedures for challenging patents and expedited patent review processes.
MATRIC's Innovation Life CycleOur people, expertise and facilities form a unique research and development model. A distinguishing characteristic of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) is the ability to provide clients value from “concept to commercialization.” Our renowned staff support new processes and technologies from initial laboratory scales to pilot plant [...]
Learn about the experience of MATRIC's senior scientists and researchers, the promising direction of junior employees, and the manner in which they are creating innovation together.
By Greg Clutter For the field of green chemistry, 2011 was a year characterized by significant investments. There were several initial public offerings, including filings by Solazyme, Myriant, Gevo, and Geomatica. BioAmber, a Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) customer, also filed to raise $150 million to fund construction of new manufacturing plants. In [...]
Dr. Bhasin greets U.S. Senator Joe Manchin at a recent event celebrating the International Year of Chemistry Several staff members at the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center maintain close relationships within academic communities, which help both MATRIC and the respective schools. Most recently, Chief Scientific Adviser Madan Bhasin, Ph.D., was designated honorary [...]
At the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center, we conduct market-driven analysis, development, engineering and computer science for companies across the world. Learn more about our capabilities below: