E. Bruce Nauman
Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering, University of Leeds (England)
Thesis Title: "Heterogeneous Reactions in Gas Fluidized Beds"
M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
B.S. degree (with honors) in Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Short term and adjunct appointments at the University of Tennessee, the University of Rochester, SUNY at Buffalo, and the University of Leeds.
Principal of E. B. Nauman & Associates, a consulting organization with 130 clients worldwide.
Xerox Corporation, Rochester, New York
Line management position with responsibility for process engineering, materials development and analytical services. Product areas included xerographic toner, carrier and paper products.Supervised 120 man technical staff.
Matrix management position with a $15 MM budget for R&D on copiers and
duplicators. Responsibilities included consumable materials and xerographic process
development. Supervised program management staff of twenty
Union Carbide Corporation, NewYork, New York
General business management of a $15MM complex with a major commitment to growth through new product development and product acquisition. Overall profit and loss responsibility included pricing, sales and marketing, research and development. Introduced two new engineering polymers. Extensive domestic and overseas licensing experience.
Corporate staff position aimed at new business opportunitites. Defined and obtained top management endorsement of a major thrust into engineering plastics and composites.
Combined business team and R&D line responsibility. Business team accomplishments include all technical input for a major expansion and moderization of $90MM business complex plus coordination of licensing activities and several joint development programs with other companies. Credited with $5MM in licensing sales. R&D line activities included supervision of fifteen professionals. Responsibilities subsequently broadened to include formation of an operations research group to serve the chemicals and plastics areas of Union Carbide.
R&D line responsibility for process engineering group of five professionals. Experience included engineering and start-up of new styrene polymerization process and plastics compounding operations.
Product and process R&D in the polymers area.