Grant Proulx is a Principal Chemist, responsible for being an innovative technical leader in research, discovery and scale-up of chemical processes, including realization of commercial technology packages and intellectual property portfolios. He joined MATRIC in 2018 and has nearly 30 years of experience performing innovative chemical research, experimental design, discovery/synthesis of new materials, and problem [...]
Philip C. Price, Ph.D. SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST Dr. Phil Price is a retired Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry, responsible for working on several Mass Spectrometry-related problems and safety issues. He joined MATRIC in . Prior to joining MATRIC, Dr. Price had over 35 years of industrial R&D experience in [...]
Scott White is the Senior Lead Instrument and Electrical Technician, responsible for supporting all instrument and electrical needs of the MATRIC South Charleston location in Buildings 740 and 771. He joined MATRIC in 2016. Prior to joining MATRIC, Mr. White worked at AK Steel Holdings Corporation as a Master Electronic Maintenance Technician, at GeFanuc as [...]
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: