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Matt Weber

Matt Weber

Senior Manager of Strategic Segment Marketing - Chemicals

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As Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for the Chemicals Industry, Matt Weber is responsible for transforming Elsevier’s market focus strategy by aligning product opportunities and design, and go-to-market activities, with the needs of the chemicals industry. Having started his career in the information industry with Knovel Corporation, Matt is passionate about developing and marketing information solutions that enable researchers and engineers to push the boundaries of innovation.

Posts by Matt Weber

Creating a Revolution in Green & Sustainable Chemistry

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

For decades, it has seemed as though the pressure of the sustainability movement has existed outside of the industry, that it has been the province of activists fighting against corporate policies and regulatory bodies trying to nudge companies towards “greener” practices. Continue reading “Creating a Revolution in Green & Sustainable Chemistry” »

Reaction Engineering: Addressing Inefficiency in Chemistry

Posted on August 15th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Professor Alexei Lapkin of the University of Cambridge is an expert in reaction engineering. He leads one of a cluster of research groups in the Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Department, all focused on different aspects of the field. Continue reading “Reaction Engineering: Addressing Inefficiency in Chemistry” »

Knovel-Wiley Partnership Empowers Engineers to Navigate Chemical Manufacturing Challenges

Posted on August 1st, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence


In an increasingly complex chemical manufacturing environment, engineers have to be ready to anticipate an array of potential problems, mitigate risks and perform vital materials characterization on a regular basis. What’s more, they often must be able to do these things very quickly, at a moment’s notice. Continue reading “Knovel-Wiley Partnership Empowers Engineers to Navigate Chemical Manufacturing Challenges” »

Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst

Posted on June 15th, 2017 in Chemical R&D

When new regulations limited the use of tin catalysts for silicone-based consumer products, an R&D team in a global specialty chemicals company had to seek viable alternatives. Continue reading “Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst” »

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