Rob has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and and Master's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Virginia Polytechic.
Previously, Rob spent nearly 10 years as an engineer working in the energy field designing heat and power systems and consulting. Before that, he worked for a major electronics manufacturer as a Research Engineer testing experimental materials and was involved with pilot production and processing of new products.
Rob started at IMR Test Labs in 2010 as a Staff Chemist, but quickly ascended to the role of Supervisor of the Polymer Chemistry group. He specializes in nonmetallic chemistry, scanning electron microscopy and solving nonmetallic failures. He has helped hundreds of clients solve their toughest materials challenges.