Center for Environmentally
Beneficial Catalysis

Dr. Mark A. Harmer

Adjunct Senior Scientist
Primary office:


  • 32 Plus years of Industrial experience
  • Several commercial products, 73 patent and 81 publications
  • Serving on board J. Green Chemistry, NSF and DOE grant reviewer and Strategy Consultant
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry UK and Doctor of Science, Leeds University
  • Active world wide in the Green Chemistry Community

Education:

PhD, Chemistry, Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms, University of Leeds (UK)

Research Interests Include:

  • Green Chemistry:
    • Acid catalysis
    • Superacids
    • Ionic Liquid Applications
    • Biomass conversion
    • Polyols synthesis
    • Tannin and lignin insulation foams
    • Biobased adhesives
  • Nanotechnology:
    • Sol-gel hybrid systems
    • Coated particle technology (ceramics)
    • Nanometals for energy (fuel cells)
    • Superhydrophobics and ice-o-phobics
    • Aerogels
    • Controlled delivery systems
    • Silicate chemistry applications

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