Paul R. Lamb

Position

Paul R. Lamb is President & CEO and has held this position since March 2013.

Experience

Paul has over thirty five years of leadership experience in the chemical industry and in the catalyst business. Throughout his career, Paul has held various management positions at UOP Inc. and Engelhard Corp (now part of BASF SE). Paul has broad experience in R&D, operations, marketing and business management. Paul served as Group Vice President, Mobile Emissions at BASF Corporation at Iselin, N.J. where he led their largest global catalyst business unit through several geographic expansions and entry into new market segments. Most recently he founded Ogden Consulting LLC, a successful consulting firm offering strategic and business development consulting services to the chemical and allied products industries.

Education

Paul holds a B.S.Ch.E. from Manhattan College and a M.S.Ch.E. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Mark Reno

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Position

Mark Reno is Vice President of Licensing, Engineering and Technical Services. Mark has held this role since May 2016

Experience

Mark Reno has over 40 years of experience in technology delivery positions of increasing responsibility with UOP LLC. His career covered the entire spectrum of operations at UOP including senior management positions in R&D, Engineering, Technical service and Sales. Mark was a key part of several business development efforts that resulted in acquisitions of complimentary technology to expand UOP’s portfolio. Much of Marks career was spent in assignments outside of the US where he established sales support operations in the United Kingdom, was a key member of the team that built sales and service operations in Dubai and was the managing director for an environmental startup based in Canada.

Education

Mark holds a bachelor of science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


Gus T. Hampilos

Position

Gus T. Hampilos was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2015.

Experience

Gus has more than thirty years of experience practicing law, during which he has held variety of increasingly responsible positions at chemical companies including AlliedSignal (Honeywell), Union Carbide (Dow Chemical), and Engelhard (BASF).Among the positions he has held include Associate General Counsel at AlliedSignal Inc. (Honeywell) and Chief IP Counsel at Engelhard Corporation.Most recently, Gus was Vice President, Legal for a privately held chemical company.His experience encompasses US and foreign litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property matters, technology licensing, equipment leasing, plant construction, and a variety of commercial transactional matters.

Education

Gus received his law degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and has a BS degree in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Eric Schreier

Position

Eric Schreier is Director, Human Resources and has held this position since September 2014.

Experience

Eric has twenty years of experience in Human Resources. Eric has held various Human Resource positions at Accenture, Cytec Industries and the last eight years at Scientific Design Company. Eric has experience in many disciplines within HR including: Recruiting, Succession Planning; Compensation Management; Employee Relations; Benefit plan designs and Training and Development.

Education

Eric has a Masters in Industrial Labor Relations (M.I.L.R.) from Cornell University and a B.S. Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany.


Mark Clark

Position

Mark Clark is Vice President of Manufacturing and has held this position since September 2015.

Experience

Mark has over thirty years of experience in the chemical industry with focused on inorganic surface chemistry. Mark’s career path includes positions of increasing leadership accountability for all aspects of Manufacturing Operations and Technology. Mark started his career with Monsanto Chemical Company followed by Engelhard Corporation and BASF SE and includes working with manufacturing organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the United States.

His most recent role was Director, Manufacturing and Business Process Improvement for BASF’s Catalyst Division where he provided leadership in the areas of Environmental, Health and Safety; Capital Planning; New Manufacturing Technology Development, and Operational Excellence.

Education

Mark hold a B.A. Chemistry from David Lipscomp University and an M.S. Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, both located in Nashville, Tennessee.


Mike Bruscino

Position

Mike is Director, Licensing and has held this position since July 2016

Experience

Mike has over thirty five years’ experience in the chemical industry.During Mike’s time at Scientific Design Company (SD) he has held several positions in R&D, pilot plant supervision, process development, product director, catalyst sales and licensing. Recently Mike has focused on the development of new products and provided sales and marketing services for the commercialization of these products along with technical service to clients.

Education

Mike holds a Master of Science, Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Montclair State University and Bachelor of Science, Biology, Seton Hall University


Dr. Ashok S. Padia

Position

Ashok S. Padia is Vice President, Catalyst Sales and has held this position since 2003.

Experience

Ashok has over 35 years of experience in the petrochemical industry. He has served as Director of Licensing, responsible for licensing Scientific Design’s various Petrochemical Technologies for almost 10 years before becoming the head of Scientific Design’s catalyst business. Ashok has authored more than 12 scientific papers in the field of energy, catalysis and process improvements and is an inventor of 3 US patents.

Education

Ashok holds a Doctor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Sanjeev Goyal

Position

Sanjeev Goyal is Director of Engineering and has held this position since January 2017.

Experience

Sanjeev has over 27 years of experience in EO/ EG technology. He has been actively involved in the commissioning of some of the mega glycols plants and has lead projects across Scientific Design’s technology portfolio including ethylene oxide/ ethylene glycol, ethanol dehydration, and maleic anhydride. Prior to joining Scientific Design in 2006, Sanjeev worked for India Glycols Ltd. and Reliance Industries at various technical and leadership positions.

Education

Sanjeev holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He is also a certified Lead Quality Auditor from British Standards Institution.


James (Jim) J. Farley Jr.

Position

James J. Farley Jr. is Director of Finance and Administration and has held this position since 2008.

Experience

Jim manages Scientific Design’s finance, supply chain, and IT functions. He joined Scientific Design in 1988 as an accounting manager. Prior to joining Scientific Design, Jim worked at Verizon as Supervisor of Corporate Books and NCR. Jim is an active community volunteer and coach.

Education

Jim holds an M.B.A. from Farleigh Dickinson University. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. from the University of Delaware.


Dr. Paul E. Ellis

Position

Paul E. Ellis is the Vice President, Research & Development effective June 2, 2014.

Experience

Paul has extensive experience in Oxidation Chemistry and overall technical leadership. He has spent the past fifteen years in several leadership roles with SABIC Americas in Sugar Land, Texas. His most recent role was as Director of Process Technology a group he formed in 2011. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of the SABIC Technology Center. Preceding his time at SABIC, Paul worked at Sunoco Inc. for approximately seventeen years in various research related positions.

Education

Paul has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Northwestern University. In addition to his management roles, as a scientist he is responsible for over 60 issued U.S. Patents.



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