>Meet Our Staff

Robert E. Nunley, M.S.

Nunley joined MATRIC in 2013 as Pilot Plant Programs Manager. In this capacity, he oversees the construction and operations of pilot plants in MATRIC’s facilities and the build-out of skid units for shipment to customer locations. Nunley has 20+ years of engineering experience in the chemical industry with a broad background spanning multiple functions including: [...]

Mark Nunley, MS

Nunley joined MATRIC in 2007 and has managed commercialization efforts from conceptualization to piloting through plant startups including basic and detailed engineering design. He has particular expertise in process troubleshooting and improvements, techno-economic evaluations, and process simulation. A former Union Carbide / Dow Chemical employee, Nunley served as technical leader on engineering, manufacturing and construction [...]

Ronald S. Eisinger, Ph.D.

Dr. Ron Eisinger has more than 35 years of experience in industrial R&D. His main areas of expertise include process modeling, olefin polymerization and oligomerization processes, separation processes (especially gas-solids), and fluidization. He has extensive experience with devolatilization, solubility, and diffusion in polymers and with purification of hydrocarbon streams. He also has expertise in electrochemical [...]

Michael B. Boyd, MS

Mr. Boyd joined MATRIC in 2009 and serves as MATRIC’s HSES Leader, providing leadership for safety and security efforts including compliance, training, audits and reporting. During his 20+ years with Union Carbide / Dow Chemical, he developed and implemented integrated EH&S policies and programs; served as one of two Root Cause Analysis facilitators for significant, [...]

Madan Bhasin, Ph.D.

Bhasin joined MATRIC in 2009 as Chief Scientific Advisor and is responsible for planning and guidance of research projects and international business development. He also serves as a resource and mentor for both senior and junior staff at MATRIC. Bhasin has over 45 years of experience in the chemical industry, primarily with Union Carbide and [...]

Donald L. Bunning, M.S., P.E.

Don Bunning has extensive experience in process development, new catalyst development, demonstration of new technologies in pilot units, commercialization, on-site startup support, and licensing of the technologies. His more than 35 years of experience in the chemical industry includes R&D and management positions in Union Carbide and Dow Chemical. He has served as Technology Manager [...]

Nye A. Clinton, Ph.D.

Dr. Clinton joined MATRIC in December, 2004 and has worked on major projects helping customers develop proprietary and innovative chemical processes. He has broad experience in the development and commercialization of chemical process technologies. Previously, he joined Union Carbide at Tarrytown, N.Y., where he rose to the level of Associate Director of R&D. He also [...]

Louis A. Kapicak, Ph.D.

Dr. Lou Kapicak leads MATRIC’s bio-based fuels initiatives, serves as a mentor to senior and junior staff, and manages multiple development projects. He has more than 30 years of research and R&D management experience. His project areas have included ruminant nutrition, microbiology, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, syngas chemistry, organic process chemistry and process development. [...]

Charles G. Moyers, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Moyers is widely recognized as an expert in operations including solution and melt crystallization, drying, and liquid/solid separation. He is currently supporting several MATRIC projects involving solids processing, crystallization, and separations. In his 35-year career with Union Carbide Corporation, Dr. Charles Moyers supported Engineering and R&D functions in a variety of assignments, primarily in [...]

George E. Keller II, Ph.D.

George Keller is a co-founder of MATRIC and also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. During a 36-year career in the Research and Development Department of Union Carbide Corporation, he rose to the highest position on the technical ladder. For most of his time at Union Carbide he served as leader [...]