Peter D. Nolan / Surface Chemistry and Catalysis

Pete completed his Ph.D. in December 1998 and his dissertation was entitled "High Kinetic Energy Molecular Precursors to Oxygen Dissociation on Transition Metal Surfaces." He then joined Exxon-Mobil in Houston in 1999. After two years in the research division with Exxon-Mobil he joined the MBA program at Duke University. A few years ago he co-founded the hedge fund QMS Capital Management in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. Pete and his wife Patricia have two children.