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07/21/2021 - Scott T. Jolley Bio

Scott T. Jolley, Ph.D.

 ORGANIC CHEMIST
Research Chemist with highly diversified technical experience. Extensive background in specialty polymers, coating technology, lubrication chemistry and tribological principles. Highly effective technical project manager with over 30 years’ experience managing and directing projects in non-traditional research areas. Innovative problem solver with a strong interest in exploring and developing new technologies.  Fluent in German.  Areas of chemical expertise include: 
  • Synthetic Lubricants
  • Polymers and Polymerization Techniques
  • Nanoparticles
  • Powder Coating Chemistry and Formulation
  • Emulsions
  • Polyimides                                                                   
  • Carbon Black and Activated Carbon
  • Microencapsulation
  • Surfactant Chemistry
  • Screen Test Development
  • FTIR, NMR, MS, GC
  • Intellectual Property
  • Self-Healing systems    
  • Electrodialysis
EXPERIENCE 
Essex Furukawa, Fort Wayne, Indiana       May 2016 to May 2021                                                                                  
  •  R&D Chemist
  •  Polymer expert tasked to develop upgraded polyimide magnet wire enamels.
  •  Developed 4 enamel modifications which deliver significant improvement in partial discharge inception voltage (PDIV) resistance (One US patent issued, 3 submitted)
  •  Developed the magnet wire enamel approved for use in Toyota Gen 4 and Gen 5 automotive traction motors.
 
Engineering Services Contract, NASA/Kennedy Space Center, FL      Apr. 2004 to Feb. 2016   
  • Sr. Principal Investigator
  • Authored the use of and lead the research effort in implementing electrodialysis techniques for use in the purification of highly contaminated water sources (2012-2013).
  • Served as a polymer expert and helped investigate the cryogenic properties of various polymers which could be used as containment vessels for liquid hydrogen (2012-2013)
  • Developed microcapsule based self-healing systems using environmentally friendly healants for use in coatings designed for corrosion control. Research included the development of a new method to reliably produce robust high aspect microcapsules.  One US patent obtained on this technology.  Several NTRs also pending on this technology.
  • Developed working proof of concept systems to provide self healing and corrosion onset indication in coatings.  Multiple patent applications filed on this technology with three presently issued US patents obtained.  (2009 - Present).
  • Present participant in the development of self healing and self diagnostic electrical wire insulation.  One US patent obtained covering this technology.  (2007 – Present)
  • Obtained two increments of CTC funding for proof-of-concept development of polyimide based powder coating resins.  Two NTR submissions on this technology.  One patent application filed on this technology.  Technology presently being investigated via outside sources and is under consideration for licensing.  Served as Task Order Manager.  (2006 - 2007)
  • Given task to develop new materials for use in the manual repair of polyimide electrical wiring insulation. 
  • Developed new polyamic acid polymers capable of effecting such repairs.
    • Patent Application presently being written on this technology.
    • One US patent and Over 10 NTR submissions based on this technology  (2004 – present)
    • This technology presently under licensing consideration by commercial sources.
  • Listed as an Innovator on over 50 New Technology Reports (NTR) submitted to NASA from 2004 to present.  Author of over 30 of these NTRs.
 

The Lubrizol Corporation, Cleveland, OH                     1981 to 2003

 
Technical Project Leader – Heavy Metals Removal, Carbon Surface Modification      (2000 - 2003)
Managed a research project directed at identifying new methods for removing toxic heavy metals from environmental sources.  Research undertaken on methods to improve particulate filtration.  Supervised one lab technician.
  • Technology identified to remove mercury from coal fired power plant flue gasses.
  • Method developed to remove arsenic from potable water to very low levels.
  • New process for the removal of soluble organic copper from jet fuel established.  One patent application made.
In charge of developing and implementing methods for the modification of carbon surfaces such as carbon black, activated carbon, graphite, and nanotubes.  Also learned silane coating chemistry for use in corrosion and wear control.
  • Assisted in the development of new technology for the coupling of carbon black to automotive tire tread rubber.  Two patent applications submitted on this technology.
  • Surface modified carbon blacks developed as improved pigments in coatings and inks.  One patent application issued.
 
Technical Project Leader – Nanoparticle and Emulsions Development                      (2000 – 2003)
Participated on an interdisciplinary team charged with the procurement, synthesis, and evaluation of nanoparticles in various additive related functions. 
  • Developed a unique method of creating and stabilizing selected metallic nanoparticle compositions.
  • Developed novel technique for the preparation and suspension of mid-nanoparticle solids, including “encapsulated” salts.
  • Engineered several new “water in fuel” emulsions as pollution reduction technology.
  
Project Leader – Matting Agents and Transfer Efficiency Additives for Powder Coatings  (1996 and 2000)
Assigned responsibility of identifying additives that would achieve significant gloss reduction in hard to matt powder coatings and also improve the spray transfer of powder coatings to metallic surfaces.  Handled reporting of time lines, milestones, and budget tracking as well as hands on research.  Also learned UV coating formulation chemistry and curing techniques.
  • Coordinated project with colleagues in Ritterhuede, Germany, including reporting and conversing in native language.
  • Gained hands on experience with powder coating formulation technique as well as experience in powder booth spraying and extruder operation.  Supervised one lab technician.
  • Developed chemistry for the efficient matting of polyester-urethane powder coatings.  One patent application made.
  • Three US patents granted for chemistry identified that increases powder transfer to metal substrates.
 
Project Leader – Synthetic Refrigeration Lubricant Development                   (1988 – 1995)
Assigned opportunity to develop a new lubricant for use in refrigeration and air-conditioning compressors.  In charge of early project management and an integral part of a team tasked to present new lubricant concepts to potential customers.  Supervision of one lab technician and initial training of one Ph.D.  Heavily involved in product scale-up, EINECS and domestic product registration, customer specification testing, as well as many facets of intellectual property prosecution.
  • Identified many potential families of lubricants compatible with new ozone friendly refrigerants.  Twelve US patents issued in this area.
  • Developed a full line of synthetic polyolester lubricants for commercialization.  Revenues of over $10 million/year realized as well as an additional $1.5 million/year in patent royalties. 
  • This project eventually resulted in Lubrizol acquiring a small synthetic lubricant company with sales of over $30 million/year to compliment the line of refrigeration lubes being sold, bringing total synthetic lube sales to ~ $40 million/year.
  • Active in industry society technical meetings (SAE and ASHRAE).  Participated in technical society standard committees.
  • Part of 5 member committee charged to revise the lubricant chapter of the ASHRAE society handbook.
  • Synthetic lubricants for low heat rejection engines developed.  2 US patents granted.
Note:  Due to the expertise gained in this field of synthetic refrigeration lubricants I have been retained and presently serve Honeywell International as an expert witness in ongoing new refrigerant patent litigations.
 
Project Leader – Industrial Additive Support, Concrete Additives                  (1985 – 1987)
Conceived of and granted permission to initiate a research project on the development of additives to increase the freeze/thaw durability of concrete admixtures.  Handled all aspects of project management. 
  • Developed a line of additives that substantially increased the freeze/thaw durability of concrete as well as reduced the water requirement of the admixture by 30%.  One US patent issued for this technology.
  • This patent selected as important part of an IP donation to a university, resulting in significant tax savings for Lubrizol.
  • Time dependent raw material qualifications, over $1 million/year in retained sales for two different products.
  • Developed two different chemistry sets for use as demulsifiers in fuels and lubes.  3 US patents issued.
  • Organometalic additive made which strongly lowered soot particulate combustion temperatures.  3 US Patents issued.
 
Team Member – Drag Reducing Polymers for Crude Oil Pipelines                  (1981 – 1984)
Challenged to develop oil soluble ultra high molecular weight polymer from styrenic based monomers that would result in an improvement over the drag reducing performance of the polymer already being used in pipelines.  Responsible for managing the research, progress reporting, as well as functioning effectively in a team environment.  Statistical experimental design techniques applied.
  • Developed an oil soluble polymer that improved drag reduction by 50% over the incumbent technology.
  • Developed unique emulsion to oil polymer exchange method to facilitate handling of this polymer.

 

EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 
  • Dissertation: “Synthetic Alkyl- and Phenyl-Substituted Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Ligands”.
  •  BS, Chemistry, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT   BA, German, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
  • Chosen to help set up, certify, and subsequently operate a new water analysis laboratory, at Southern Utah University.
  • Instructor of Organic Chemistry, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH;
  • Over 10 years experience as technical advisor to the Lubrizol Emergency Response Team
  • In-house sponsored seminars/workshops:  Project Management, Quality Management (Demming), Technical Writing Skills, Project Scheduler Software, People Skills, Research Portfolio Management, Supervisory training, Six-Sigma. 
  • Attended off site workshops on carbon black basics, activated carbon fundamentals, and powder coating chemistry.
 
 Publications:  Over 35 US patents and patent applications; over 10 articles in various trade and industry journals.
 
Conferences:  Biannual attendance at ASHRAE conventions (1990-1996); Several Paints & Coatings conventions; International CFC and Halon Replacement Conventions (1989-1995); American Filtration Society convention; numerous ACS, Pittcon and SAE meetings and conventions.    Over 5 oral technical presentations given at these conferences.  Present member of the ACS and past member of ASHRAE, SAE, and RADTECH (UV Coating Society), and America Filtration Society.
 
Funding History:  High Performance Polyimide Based Powder Coatings, NASA CTC funds, 2006, with Luz Callie.  $80,000
                               High Performance Polyimide Powder Coatings, NASA CTC funds, 2007, with Luz Callie.  $65,000
 
 
Publications Listing:
 
 
“The Synthesis of Di- and Tetramethyl Substituted Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Ligands,” Jerald S. Bradshaw and Scott T. Jolley, J. Heterocyclic Chem., 16, 1157 (1979).
 
“The Preparation of Cation Complexation Properties of Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Ligands: A Short Review,” J.S. Bradshaw, R.E. Asay, S.L. Baxter, P.E. Fore, S.T. Jolley, J.D. Lamb, G.E. Maas, M.D. Thompson, R.M. Izatt, and J.J. Christensen, Ind. Eng. Chem. Prod. Res. Rev., 19, 86 (1980).
 
“The Synthesis of Some Substituted Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Compounds with the Malonyl Moiety,” Jerald S. Bradshaw, Scott T. Jolley, and Brian A. Jones, J. Heterocyclic Chem., June (1981)
 
“The Synthesis of Diethyl, Di-n-Octyl and Mono- and Dicyclohexano Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Ligands,” Scott T. Jolley and Jerald S. Bradshaw, J. Org. Chem., Sept. (1981).
 
“New and Unique Lubricants for Use in Compressors Utilizing R-134a Refrigerant,” Scott T. Jolley, Proceedings of the 1990 International Refrigeration Conference, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN.
 
“The Performance of Synthetic Ester Lubricants in Mobile Air Conditioning Systems,” Scott T. Jolley, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute Database, Great Falls, VA. (1991)
 
“The Effect of Desiccants in HFC Refrigeration Systems using Ester Lubricants,” Scott T. Jolley, Kirk E. Davis and G. Ray Malone, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute Database, Great Falls, VA. (1996)
 
”Hydrolytic Stability of Polyolester Refrigeration Lubricants,” Kirk E. Davis, Scott T. Jolley, and James R. Shanklin, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute Database, Great Falls, VA. (1996)
 
“Polyolester Interactions with Additives and Desiccants,” Diane L. Dick, James N. Vinci, Kirk E. Davis, G. Ray Malone, and Scott T. Jolley, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute Database, Great Falls, VA. (1996)
 
“Polyolester Lubricants for Use in Environmentally Friendly Refrigeration Applications,”  Scott T. Jolley, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Spring 1997, San Francisco, CA; Preprints of Papers, Division of Petroleum Chemistry 42(1):238-41.
 
 

US PATENTS

 
“Fuel Additive Comprising a Hydrocarbon Soluble Alkali or Alkaline Earth Metal Compound and a Demulsifier,” S.H. Stoldt, S.T. Jolley, R.H. Walsh, U.S. Patent 4,781,730 (1988).
 
“Liquid Compositions Containing Organic Sulfones and Sulfoxides,” S.T. Jolley and M.F. Salomon, U.S. Patent 4,927,554 (1990)          
           
“Liquid Refrigerant Compositions,” A. Grava, S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 4,938,887 (1990)
 
 “Liquid Compositions Containing Thiocarbamates,” S.T. Jolley, B.J. Butke, U.S. Patent 4,963,282 (1990)
 
 “Tertiary Amide-containing Compositions for Refrigeration Systems,” S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 4,992,188 (1991)
 
  “Reaction Product of Nitroparafin and Aldehyde and Optional Amine as Lubricant for Compressors Employing Fluorocarbon Refrigerants,” S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 4,941,986 (1991)
 
    “Liquid Compositions Containing Carboxylic Esters,” S.T. Jolley and A. Grava, U.S. Patent 5,008,028 (1991)
 
     “Liquid Refrigerant Compositions,” A. Grava and S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 5,023,007 (1991)
 
      “Antiemulsion/Antifoam Agent for Use in Oils,” M. Galic, S.T. Jolley, and M.F. Salomon, U.S. Patent 5,084,197 (1992)
 
      “Liquid Compositions for Refrigeration Systems Containing Boron Compositions,” S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 5,094,768 (1992)
 
      “Liquid Compositions Containing Thiocarbamates and Polyoxyalkylene Glycols or Carboxylic Esters,” S.T. Jolley and B.J. Butke, U.S. Patent 5,158,698 (1992)
 
       “Tertiary Amide-containing Compositions for Refrigeration Systems,” S.T. Jolley, U.S. Patent 5,194,171 (1993)
 
        “Antiemulsion/Antifoam Agent for Use in Oils,” M. Galic, S.T. Jolley, and M.F. Salomon, U.S. Patent 5,198,135 (1993)
 
        “Cementitious Compositions Containing Hydrocarbyloxyalkyleneoxy carboxylic Acid or Salt thereof,” S.T. Jolley and R.A. Denis, U.S. Patent 5,300,149 (1994)
 
         “Carboxylic Esters, Liquid Compositions Containing Said Carboxylic Esters and Methods of Lubricating Metal Parts,” S.T. Jolley and R.M. Lange, U.S. Patent 5,302,305 (1994)
 
        “Diesel Fuels Containing Organometallic Complexes,” F.W. Koch, D.T. Daly, N.Z. Huang, S.T. Jolley, C.J. Kolp, S.H. Stoldt, R.A. Denis, U.S. Patent 5,340,369 (1994)
 
Organometallic complex-antioxidant combinations, and concentrates and diesel fuels containing same,” D.T. Daly, P.E. Adams, N.Z. Huang, S.T. Jolley, F.W. Koch, C.J. Kolp, S.H. Stoldt, R.H. Walsh. R.A. Denis, and D.M. Dishong, U.S. Patent 5,344,467 (1994)
 
“Copper-containing Organometallic Complexes and Concentrates and Diesel Fuels containing same,” F.W. Koch, D.T. Daly, N.Z. Huang, S.T. Jolley, C.J. Kolp, S.H. Stoldt, R.A. Denis, U.S. Patent 5,360,459 (1994)
 
 “Low-sulfur Diesel Fuels Containing Organometalic Complexes,” D.T. Daly, P.E. Adams, N.Z. Huang, S.T. Jolley, F.W. Koch, C.J. Kolp, S.H. Stoldt, R.H. Walsh. R.A. Denis, and D.M. Dishong, U.S. Patent 5,376,154 (1994)
 
  “Phosphorus-containing Compositions for Refrigeration Systems,” S.T. Jolley, R.M. Lange and F.W. Koch, U.S. Patent 5,405,546 (1995)
 
  “Lubricants Containing Carboxylic Esters from Polyhydroxy Compounds, Suitable for Ceramic-containing Engines,” E.A. Bardasz, S.T. Jolley, C.R. Sgarlata and T.F. Steckel, U.S. Patent 5,458,794 (1995)
 
  “Low-Sulfur Diesel Fuels Containing Organo-metallic Complexes,” D.T. Daly, P.E. Adams, N.Z. Huang, S.T. Jolley, F.W. Koch, C.J. Kolp, S.H. Stoldt, R.H. Walsh, R.A. Denis, D.M. Dishong, U.S. Patent 5,518,510 (1996)
 
“Lubricants Containing Carboxylic Esters from Polyhydroxy Compounds, Suitable for Ceramic Containing Engines,”  Ewa A. Bardasz, Scott T. Jolley, Christopher R. Sgarlata, and Thomas F. Steckel, U.S. Patent 5,733,853 (1998)
 
“Powder-coating Compositions Containing Transfer Efficiency-Enhancing Additives,” S.T. Jolley and Charles F. Williams, U.S. Patent 6,201,052 (2001)
 
“Powder-coating Compositions Containing Transfer Efficiency-Enhancing Additives,” S.T. Jolley and Charles F. Williams, U.S. Patent 6,245,839 (2001)
 
“Powder-coating Compositions Containing Transfer Efficiency-Enhancing Additives,” S.T. Jolley and Charles F. Williams, U.S. Patent 6,342,551 (2002)
 
“Low-Melt Poly(amic acids) and Polyimides and their Uses” S.T. Jolley, T.L. Gibson, M.K. Williams, C.F. Parrish, and S.L. Parks, U.S. Patent 8,623,253 (2014)
 
“In-Situ Wire Damage detection System”, M.K. Williams, L.B. Roberson, L.C. Tate, T.M. Smith, T.L. Gibson, S.T. Jolley, and P.J. Medelius, U.S. Patent 8,810,225 (2014)
 
“pH-Sensitive Microparticles with Matrix-Dispersed Active Agent”, W. Li, J.W. Buhrow, Jolley, S.T., and L.M. Calle, U.S. Patent 8,859,288 (2014)
 
“Elongated Microcapsules and their Formation”, Calle, L.M., Li, W.N., Buhrow, J.W., Perusich, S.A., S.T., Jolley, S.T., Gibson, T.L., Williams, M.K. U.S. Patent 9,108,178 (2015)
 
“Low-melt Poly(amic acids) and polyimides and their Uses”, Jolley, S.T., Gibson, T.L., Williams, M.K., Parrish, C.F., and Parks, S.L.  US Patent 9,193,803 (2015)
 
“Hydrophillic-core Microcapsules and their Formation”, Calle, L.M., Li, W.N., Buhrow, J.W., Jolley, S.T.  US Patent 9,227,221 (2016)
 
“Hydrophobic-core Microcapsules and their Formation”, Calle, L.M., Li, W.N., Buhrow, J.W., Jolley, S.T.  US Patent 9,233,394 (2016)
 
  • Several present patent applications pending on coating corrosion control and electrical wire insulation and powder coating technologies. 
  • Patent applications pending with Pure-Light Technologies, Inc. on specialized Titanium Dioxide Coatings
  • Over 75 Foreign Patents
 

Presentations

 
The following oral presentations have been given at industry and trade society meetings.
 
“The Synthesis of Some Substituted Macrocyclic Polyether-Diester Compounds with the Malonyl Moiety,” American Chemical Soc. National meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 1980
 
“New and Unique Lubricants for Use in Compressors Utilizing R-134a Refrigerant,” Scott T. Jolley, Proceedings of the 1990 International Refrigeration Conference, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN.
 
“The Performance of Synthetic Ester Lubricants in Mobile Air Conditioning Systems,” Fuels and Lubricants Fall Meeting, Society of Automotive Engineers, Nashville, TN (1991)
 
“Polyolester Interactions with Additives and Desiccants,” Scott T. Jolley and Diane Dick, American Chemical Soc. National meeting, San Diego, CA, Apr. 1995.
 
“Polyolester Lubricants for Use in Environmentally Friendly Refrigeration Applications,” Scott T. Jolley, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Spring 1997, San Francisco, CA.
 
“Low Melt Polyimides for Repair and Coatings,” Scott T. Jolley, Tracy L. Gibson, Martha K. Williams, and Lillianna Fitzpatrick, International Polyimide Symposium, Melbourne, FL. (2009)
 
“Microencapsulation of Self- Healing Agents for Corrosion Control Coatings” Scott T. Jolley, Wenyan Li, Jerry W. Buhrow, Luz M. Calle; International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Bath, England (2011)
 
“Challenges Associated with the Development of Flexible, High Performance Polymers with Self-Healing Capabilities”, Scott T. Jolley, Martha K. Williams, Tracy L. Gibson, and Anne J. Caraccio, International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Bath, England (2011)
 
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