John E. Davis / Surface Chemistry and Catalysis

John completed his Ph.D. in December 1996 with a dissertation entitled "Kinetics and Dynamics of Gas-Surface Interactions: Mechanisms of Dissociative Chemisorption and the Role of Molecular Intermediates." He started his career at Union Carbide/Dow Chemical in South Charleston, WV as a senior engineer in research and development, and later transferred with Dow Chemical to Freeport, TX where he became a senior process development specialist. John then joined Syngenta Crop Protection in Greensboro and became a group leader in formulation engineering technology. John is currently Global Product Supply Chain Manager. John and his wife Ana are both on the Advisory Board for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at North Carolina State University.