industrial lubricant, tribology expert consultant resume
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  • Chemical
  • Industrial Lubricants
  • Fuel Oil

This expert attended the Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and received a B.A. in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.

Industrial Lubricant, Tribology Expert Consultant Resume

This Kevin Kennedy Associate offers expertise specific to lubricant additives, industrial lubricant formulation and performance testing, synthetic lubricant base stocks and synthetic lubricant formulation.

This expert is highly experienced in areas including lubricant effects on micropitting of gears and bearings and testing of lubricants for micropitting resistance, with special emphasis on wind turbine gearbox lubrication. Related experience includes lubrication problem analysis and problem solving, lubricant additives, base stocks, formulation and performance testing.

Additional experience and specialization includes providing expert testimony for lubricant and lubrication issues, root cause analysis, metalworking fluid, and thermal oil. Further experience includes heat transfer fluids, non-toxic, biodegradable industrial gear oils, and synthesis and development of new additives to enhance the properties of lubricants and fuels.

This expert’s background includes development of plant processes for manufacture of lubricant additives, synthesis and testing of pyrethroid insecticides, industrial gear lubrication, and effects of lubrication on gear surface distress.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing investigative analysis, industrial lubricant formulation and development consulting, lubricant and fuel additive expertise, tribology consulting, expert testimony, forensic investigation and analysis, patent infringement consulting, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

Investigative Analysis Coordinator, ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties, Customer Technical Support Group, Paulsboro, NJ

As a consultant, applied advanced laboratory technology to determine root cause of complex problems involving mechanical systems using ExxonMobil lubricants. Proposed steps to solve the problem and avoid future issues.

Team Leader, Industrial Lubricants Formulation and Development, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (formerly Mobil Technology Company), Paulsboro, NJ

Provided technical leadership to a group of scientists and engineers developing new industrial lubricants, with emphasis on advanced synthetics. Primary responsibility was industrial gear oils. Developed industry leading micropitting resistant synthetic gear oil for wind turbines and other severe applications. Also provided leadership in metalworking fluid, thermal oil, and heat transfer fluids. One U.S. patent issued for invention of non-toxic, biodegradable industrial gear oils.

Group Leader, Additive Synthesis, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (formerly Mobil Technology Company), Paulsboro, NJ

Provided technical leadership to a group of Ph.D. chemists and technicians in the synthesis and development of new additives to enhance the properties of lubricants and fuels. Over 55 U. S. patents issued as a result of this work.

Additives Laboratory Manager, Mobil Chemical Company, Edison, NJ

Supervised Chemist and two technicians in development of plant processes for manufacture of lubricant additives. Developed a process for overbased calcium phenate sulfide and a high pressure process for direct sulfurization of olefins to produce commercial gear oil additives.

Insecticide Synthesis Chemist, Agricultural Chemicals Group, FMC Corporation

Was responsible for synthesis and testing of new pyrethroid insecticides. One U.S. patent resulted.

Teaching Assistant, Chemistry Department, Temple University

This expert has been awarded numerous U.S. patents including one for pesticide and over 55 in lubricant and fuel additives and compositions.

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