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Luke Marin, MS, MBA

Lead Chemist, Director of R&D

  • Multi-disciplined education in chemistry and business
     

  • Professional experience in pharmaceutical, analytical, and synthetic chemistry with diversification into materials science and process chemistry
     

  • Protégé to Dr. Alexander Lukacs, world-renowned polysilazane chemist, with over 35 years’ experience in the field

Education:

 

MS                         Chemistry                           2010, Montclair State University, Montclair NJ

MBA                      Marketing                           2010, Montclair State University, Montclair NJ

BS                           Chemistry                           2006, Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR

 

Professional Experience:

 

With over 15 years of experience in the chemical industry, Luke Marin has succeeded in such diverse technical fields as pharmaceuticals, optical design, and chemical process engineering. Leveraging his expertise in not only the technical, but also in business, Luke, in his role as Senior Research Chemist at his former company, successfully led his R&D team in the commercialization of several novel products.  He moved these creative, high-performance products all the way from their inception through successful commercialization.

Through his collaboration and mentorship with Dr. Alexander Lukacs, world-renowned expert in polysilazane chemistry, Luke acquired unique expertise in the manufacture and commercial use of silicon-based monomers and polymers.  Such materials span a variety of applications, ranging from coatings to ceramic composites and engineering monoliths. Luke is thus able to provide valuable insight and guidance to any in this field.