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Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad
President at FluoroConsultants Group, LLC
About the author:
Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad has spent over 30 years helping develop and bring new technologies and applications to the market. He has deep expertise in fluoropolymer technologies and applications, as well as experience working in product development, failure analysis, market development, international consulting, technical service and as an expert witness. Dr. Ebnesajjad has multiple degrees in chemical engineering, including a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tehran, and Master of Science and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan. After working for DuPont fluoropolymers for 24 years, he founded the FluoroConsultants Group in 2006 where he continues to work. Dr. Ebnesajjad holds 6 patents and is author/editor/co-author of over 15 technical and data books on fluoropolymers technologies and applications, surface preparation and adhesion of materials. He is also currently the series editor of Plastics Design Library (PDL), a unique publication series offering technology and applications handbooks, data books and practical guides tailored to the needs of practitioners who work in the industry.
Posts by Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad
Posted on September 25th, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
Polluted Shanghai Skyline (Source: B. Draxler, Discover, January 21, 2014)
I experienced real air pollution when I first traveled to China many years ago. By the time we drove from Pudong International Airport to Shanghai I had developed a serious cough. Continue reading “Electric Cars in China: an ambitious stab at reducing pollution” »
Posted on September 18th, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
Source: SupplyChain 247, Walmart Testing Warehouse Drones to Catalog and Manage Inventory, www.supplychain247.com, June 3, 2016
By now most have heard about companies like Amazon and Walmart planning to deliver packages using drones. Just imagine hundreds of bird-like machines buzzing while carrying packages to you and to your neighbors. Continue reading “Taking Stock: Drones help Inventory Management and More” »
Posted on September 5th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
The flooded Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, where explosions continued to take place on September 1, 2017 (Source: ABC News, http://abcnews.go.com, September 1, 2017)
I doubt hurricane Harvey needs any introductions. Dozens of people have been killed and thousands of houses destroyed and damaged. Continue reading “Hurricane Harvey and Arkema Peroxide Plant Explosions” »
Posted on August 28th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
Breakdown of the US GDP Components for the 2nd Quarter 2017 –Total figure is the annual estimate for 2017 (Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, created with Datawrapper, by Investopedia, Aug 2017).
If you believe the highly advertised 3% GDP growth rate by the current Administration, you must read on. Your instinctive reluctance is understandable. A lot of people have turned sour on economic speak because of Allan Greenspan’s famous comment: Continue reading “Is An Annual GDP Growth Rate of 3% Realistic?” »