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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Innovative, passionate, and result-driven R&D professional with 10+ years of experience in Chemical Industry with functional expertise in R&D, Organometallics, Catalysis, and dispersions. Supply chain/Sourcing, QC/QA, and Business development. Proven track record of process development, scale-up, formulation development, and pilot plant or production trials. Driving business results through capitalizing on all aspects of opportunity development - new business development and commercialization of new technology. Instrumental in leading teams, hiring talent, and collaborating across functions (sales, marketing, manufacturing) to execute projects successfully.

Work History
11/2017 to Current
Product Development Chemist Ppg Industries, Inc. Bellevue, NE,

· Business Development and Cost optimization

- Led the technical team for the successful qualification of TEOS product with a key semiconductor customer leading to an increase of sales by 20% y/y.

- Set up a brand-new clean lab - with a capability of detecting trace metals up to parts per trillion (ppt) level -developed operational procedures and trained personnel that annually saves $250,000 for the business.

· Process Development and Supply Chain Management

- Optimized main plant process for TEOS production that is being used for sourcing and qualifying new vendors for raw materials.

- Instrumental in scaling up colloidal silica in the 500-gallon reactor. Supported lab-scale synthesis, characterization and helped process team for successful plant trial.

11/2013 to 06/2017
Research Associate George Washington University Washington, DC,

· Innovation and Process Improvement

- Optimized chemical pretreatments for biomass that leads to the generation of materials for increasing output of biodiesel by 25%.

- Processed biomaterials towards development of composite materials that are being tested in the production of car bumpers.Innovation and Process Improvement

- Optimized chemical pretreatments for biomass that leads to the generation of materials for increasing output of biodiesel by 25%.

- Processed biomaterials towards development of composite materials that are being tested in the production of car bumpers.

  • Safety stewardship and Mentorship

- Led the safety efforts in the laboratory, organized process hazard analysis before a new reaction and/or process. Maintained a chemical hygiene plan, wrote SOPs and managed staff training records.

- Trained junior scientists, international fellows and undergraduate students in lab processes and instrumentation.

08/2011 to 11/2013
Post Doctoral Research Associate New Jersey Institute Of Technology Newark, NJ,

Research and Innovation

- Proposed, designed & synthesized nickel-based electrocatalyst that performed hydrogen oxidation at ambient temperature and pressure and at the same time reduced overpotential. This work has potential to use sustainable catalysts in hydrogen fuel cells replacing third row metals.

- Developed novel transition metal-doped optical materials replacing lanthanide-doped ones.

· Collaboration, Safety and Supervision

- Collaborated with top US universities like Yale, UW-Madison as part of a research consortium and published research papers.

- Supervised and trained two summer interns at PNNL.

- Part of the safety team doing weekly and monthly inspections of critical lab equipment and highly toxic chemicals.

Education
Expected in 2011 to to
Ph.D.: Chemistry/Material Sc.
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
GPA:

Pre-doctoral fellowship

Expected in 2005 to to
Master of Science: Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay - Mumbai, India,
GPA:

Ranked 5th in the entrance test

Acceptance rate in IIT is 1%

Skills

· Technical service

· Collaboration & Teamwork

· Creative thinking, Brainstorming

· Problem solving, Analytical skills

· Strong verbal, and written communication skills

· Research & Strategy, Innovation

· Product development, QC/QA

· Procurement, Supply chain

· Lean Six Sigma Foundations

· Design of Experiments (DOE)

· Good knowledge of Dynasylan® and Protectosil® products

· Intermediate knowledge in epoxy, polyurethane and acrylics

· Analytical/Materials: GPC, DLS, ζ-potential, ICP-MS, DSC, TGA, SEM, UV-Vis, NMR, ESI-MS, GC-MS

· Software: MS Office, Chemdraw, Origin, LIMS, Minitab

· Language: SQL, Python, C++

PATENTS/PUBLICATIONS

· 14+ publications in peer-reviewed journals (ACS Catalysis, Chem Eur J, Inorg Chem, Organometallics)

· Research article featured in journal cover and popular scientific press.

· 10+ contributed conference papers and invited talks in industry and academia in the United States and in India

Google Scholar total citation of over 450.

HONORS/AWARDS

· Pre-doctoral fellowship at University of Minnesota

· Travel award, ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry, 2011

· Scholarly Travel Grant (GAPSA), University of Minnesota, 2008 & 2011

· Received Prof. Madhav Pandya Scholarship, IIT Bombay, 2003-04

· Ranked 16 (out of 0.6 million) in all-India based graduate aptitude test (GATE)

Affiliations

· Member of ACS conference committee

· Member of the task force for ISO 9001:2015 certification

· Recruiting and Hiring for lab technicians

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School Attended

  • University of Minnesota
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay

Job Titles Held:

  • Product Development Chemist
  • Research Associate
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate

Degrees

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science

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