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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 August 7th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
This post is the third in a series of four discussing avoidable disasters caused by human beings. Of the four posts three describe examples of disasters created by human beings Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 3 of 4: Climate Change (no Chinese hoax!)” »
Posted on July 29th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
This post is the second in the series of four about avoidable disasters caused by human beings. Three of the posts describe examples of man-made disasters: 1. Asbestos published July 17; 2. Smoking (July 31); and 3. Climate change (August 7). Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 2 of 4: Smoking (The death toll keeps growing!)” »
Posted on July 17th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
Yes, hardly old! Every five minutes someone dies of a disease related to asbestos inhalation!
What is a disaster?
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines disaster as “a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction. Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)” »
Posted on July 3rd, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
Aerial View of the Deepwater Horizon Drilling Rig after the Accident (Source: http://media.salon.com)
In the summer of 1976 I worked for an oil company on the Island of Lavan in the Persian Gulf. The island was a logistics and command base for the offshore drilling rigs. We flew in and out of the island on a Boeing 737-100 using a short airstrip and then took helicopters to fly to the drilling rigs. Continue reading “Who ate the Oil from the Deepwater Horizon Spill?” »