Joe Bates, a graduate from the University of Illinois, 1983 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, has experience working in PWR Operational Chemistry, Steam Generator Dispersant Applications, Corrosion Mitigation, Amine Optimization, and Technical Product Development. Joe's experience includes working at ComEd (Exelon) 1983, EPRI 1997, EPRI Solutions 2000, iSagacity 2001, ChemStaff 2007
Chief Technology Officer
Peter, a graduate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1982 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, 1991, and a graduate diploma in Entrepreneurial Management from Boston University in 2006. An expert in Corrosion, High Temperature Thermodynamics (MULTEQ), Software & Business Development. Peter's experience includes GPU and Northeast Utilities 1982, EPRI 1990, EPRI Solutions 2000, iSagacity 2001, ChemStaff 2007
Dave is an expert of PWR Chemistry, BWR Chemistry, Resin Optimization, Strategic Water Chemistry Planning, Chemistry Program Improvement, Apparent Cause Analysis, Common Cause Analysis, Procedure and Process Improvement, and Expert Witness. A graduate of the University of Illinois 1983, with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Ohio State University 1994 from their Management Development Program. Dave's experience includes Commonwealth Edison Corporate & Dresden Station 1983, American Electric Power 1993, Commonwealth Edison 1999, Willow Creek Community Church 2003, Exelon Corporate & Byron Station 2005, ChemStaff 2014
Josh is an expert in Counting Room, Laboratory and Inline Instrumentation, Method Development, Quality Control and Assurance, Offsite Dose Calculation Manual, Radioactive Effluent Monitoring, Radiological Environmental Monitoring, Groundwater Monitroing, BWR Operational Chemistry, LIMS, Counting Room Software, Effluent Software, QC Software, and Project Management. A 2001 graduate of Illinois State University, with a B.S. in Chemistry, his experience includes IL EPA 2001, IL Dept of Transportation 2002, Control Laboratories 2004, PSI 2005, Exelon 2007, ChemStaff 2013
Sales & Marketing
Sales and Marketing Director
Robert, an expert in Assessments, Procedure Standardization, Root Cause, GWI, Radiological Effluents Monitoring, Radiochemistry, NPDES, and Laboratory Chemistry, is a 1984 graduate from the University of Toledo with a B.S. in Biology. Bob's experience includes Toledo Edison (First Energy) 1984, Arizona Public Service 1990, American Electric Power 1995, Exelon 1998, iSagacity 2003, ChemStaff 2007
Key Account Manager
Phil, an expert in PWR/BWR Operational Chemistry, Power Plant Cooling Water Applications, Steam Generator Dispersnat Applications, Water Treatment Development & Training is a 1977 graduate from Elmhurst College with a B.S. in Chemistry. Phil's experience includes Nalco 1977, APS-Palo Verde 1981, Chemax 1986, ComEd 1990, GE-Water 1998, Buckman 2004, ChemStaff 2014
Anne, an expert in Marketing Concepts, Sales, Internal and External Relationships, Internal Communications, Human Resource Fundamentals, Website Development, Concept to Completion of Print Advertisements, Brochures, Sales Collateral and Trade Show Signage, Creation of Corporate Survey Designs and Survey Invites, Digital Marketing Campaigns, Branding, Risk Management, Event Planning, and Entrepreneurship. A ChemStaff team member since 2015, Anne is a 2008 graduate of the University of St. Francis with a B.A. in Performing Arts Management with a minor in Marketing.
Bill, an expert in PWR and BWR Operational Chemistry, PWR Shutdown Chemistry, Fossil Plant Chemistry, Outage Support, Steam Generator Engineering, Corrosion Mitigation, Process Modeling, Engineering Evaluations, Deposit Formation, Modeling and Mitigation for PWR/BWR Fuel, PWR Steam Generators and Fossil Boiler Tubes, Expert Witness, Analytical Chemistry Method Development, Chemical Cleaning, Research and Development. A 1976 graduate of Ohio State University with a B.S. in Chemistry. Bill's experience includes Ohio State Chemistry Instructor 1973, Project Seed Inc. 1975, Babcock & Wilcox 1977, NUS Corp 1988, McDermott Technology 1988, AREVA 1998, ChemStaff 2013
Jim, an expert in BWR Operational Chemistry and Management and Leadership with experience in Corrosion Mitigation, Radiological Effluent and Ground Water Monitoring, Chemistry and EP Training. He was the Chemistry representative for Westinghouse during the Haiyang Unit 1 AP1000 Hot Function Test (HFT). Jim has an A.S.S. in Nuclear Power Generation and B.S. Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University. Jim has experience in Health Physics, Chemistry, Nuclear Oversight, and Emergency Planning (EP). Jim was an INPO Senior Chemistry Evaluator and was the first loaned employee to be awarded the ‘Nuclear Professional’ certificate in the Chemistry Area.
Mark, a 1984 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.S. Meteorology. His expertise includes Meteorological Monitoring Programs, Meteorological Data Quality Assurance and Data Analysis, Meteorological Tower Installation/Maintenance and Calibration, meteorological Program Audits, and Project Management and is a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. Mark's experience includes South Suburban College 1985, Prairie State College 1985, C.A.L.M. Weather Research 1988, Murray and Trettel, Inc. 1993, ChemStaff 2016
Collins, a 2001 graduate of Hampden Sydney College with a B.S. Biology and Economics. His experience includes Ecolochem 20014, Constellation Energy 2003, ChemStaff 2014. Areas of expertise are Laboratory Information Management Systems (NuclearIQ Implementation), PWR Primary and Secondary Chemistry, AP1000 Hydrostatic Testing, Chemistry Effectiveness, Championing Equipment Reliability.
Wayne, an expert in PWR Primary, Secondary, and Closed Cooling Water Chemistry, Source Term Reduction, End of Cycle Reports, 50.59 Screener, Diesel Fuel Oil, Project Management, Primary to Secondary Leakage, Systems Engineering, Troubleshooting, and Apparent Cause Evaluations. A 2008 graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a 2013 University of Maryland, College Park M.S. with a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering.
Emma, a 2014 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. An expert in Gamma Spectroscopy & Effluent Implementation, Radiological Effluents Monitoring (RETS), Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REMP), ODCM, Radiochemistry, License Amendment Changes, Procedure Standardization.
Hasan, a 23 year veteran of power plant chemistry (primary, secondary, and auxiliary), as well as radioactive waste processes. His past experience includes a programs supervisor. A 1989 graduate of UIC with an MS in Chemical Engineering, he has been a ChemStaff team member since 2016.
Pete, an expert in Project Management, PWR Primary and Secondary Systems Operations Chemistry, Water Treatment Demineralization and Purification, Steam Generator Advanced Scale Conditioning Applications, Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program (REMP), Laboratory Chemistry and Methods, Assessments, Reg. Guides, PWR Dispersant Application, Expert Witness. Pete's experience includes State of NH Water Supply and Pollution Control Commission 1980, Seabrook Station 1981, and ChemStaff 2013
Matt is a 2014 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, minor in Latino Studies. Matt's expertise includes working in the Bilgicer Biomedical Engineering PhD Laboratory (2014), Chemical Treatment Program Optimization, Chemical Feed Systems, WaterCycle Cooling Tower Stress Test Modeling, Chlorine & Oxidant Optimization, Condenser Performance Assessments, Amine Optimizations, Dispersant Applications, Zinc Evaluations, Source Term Reduction, Fossil Plant Low Temperature Corrosion, Cycle and Shutdown Chemistry Reviews, Hideout Return Evaluations, Report Automation Tools and Database, Website Design and Enhancement, Search Engine Optimization, and Total Quality Management System. He has been a ChemStaff team member since 2015.
A 1975 graduate of SUNY College of E.S. & F. with a B.S. in Chemistry, Bruce has been a member of the ChemStaff team since 2014. Having experience at the SUNY Polymer Research Center 1975, Otisca industries 1978, Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station 1989, ChemStaff 2014, his experience include BWR Chemistry, Raw Cooling Water Chemical Treatment (Marco & Micro), Reactor Noble Metals Application, Effluent Monitoring (NPDES and Radiological)
Dennis, an expert in Counting Room, Radiological Effluents Monitoring (RETS), ODCM, Radiation Protection has experience working in the U.S. Navy 1976, G.E. BWR (Entergy Operations) 1984, ChemStaff 2013. He is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School, Senior Reactor Operator Systems Class, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station 1996, and a 1997 graduate of Thomas Edison State College with a B.S. in Applied Science and Technology with Radiation Protection Specialization.
Larry, an expert in PWR Operational Chemistry, INPO Assessments, Integrated Improvement Plans, Performance Improvement, Radiation Protection, Training, and Business Processes is a 1975 graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. in Chemistry and has received a M.B.A. from Arizona State University and SRO Plant Management Certification.
Marta, a 2016 graduate of the University of Notre Dame is an expert in End of Cycle Reports, Hideout Return Evaluations, Zinc Evaluations, CMA Reports, and SQL Server Databases and Optimization.
Ian, a 2012 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Chemistry also holds a Master of Health Physics from Illinois Institute of Technology, 2016. His expertise includes Radiochemistry, Radiological Effluents Monitoring (RETS), Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REMP), Meteorological (MET), ODCM, Groundwater Monitoring, Emergency Planning, and Project Management. Ian is a AAHP Certified Health Physicist (CHP), NRRPT Registered Radiation Protection Technologist (RRPT), and PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®. Additionally he serves on the Midwest Health Physics Society Board and as the alumni representative to the Professional Master's of Health Physics Board of Advisors at IIT. He has been a ChemStaff team member since 2012.
Dr. Robert Litman
Dr. Litman, an expert in Gamma Spectrometry, Radiological Effluents and Radiological Environmental Monitoring, Radiological Emergency Response, USNRC GSI-191 Integrated Chemical Effects Testing, 40CFR Radiochemical analysis of drinking water, NPDES analysis and permit assessment, PWR Primary Chemistry, and Radiochemistry is a 1971 graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.S. in Chemistry. He received his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from City University of New York in 1975. Robert has experience as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at University of Lowell, 1975-1981, Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant 1981, Consultant with ChemStaff USNRC, USEPA, and Environmental Management Support 2003.
Tim, an expert in ODCM, RETS, REMP, Groundwater Monitoring, Radioactive Wastewater Treatment, Radioactive Waste Packaging/Shipping, Hazardous Waste Management, Industrial Waste Water Treatment, Sewage Wastewater Treatment, Drinking Water Treatment. Tim's experience includes working at Commonwealth Edison 1974, ChemStaff 2011.
Mike, an expert in nuclear Counting Instrumentation, EPRI/NEI Groundwater Initiatives, EPRI/NEI Carbon 1 Task Force, and Radioactive Effluents. A 2004 graduate of Limestone College with a B.S. in Liberal Studies, Mike's experience includes Carolina Power and Light Company 1977, Tennessee Valley Authority 1988, Carolina Power and Light Company (Progress Energy) 1991, (Robinson Nuclear Plant), Progress Energy, (Duke Energy) 2002 (Brunswick Steam Electric Plant), Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation 2014, ChemStaff 2014
Katie, a 2014 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering has been a ChemStaff team member since 2014. Katie's expertise is with PWR Primary and Secondary Chemistry, Hideout Return, and Cycle Reports.
Jeff, an expert in PWR Secondary Chemistry, Chemistry Outage Planning/Preps, Demineralized Make-Up Water System, PAA Injection Applications, Chemistry Refueling Outage Coordination, Refueling Outage Effects on System Chemistry, Chemistry Support Equipment Modifications, and Chemistry Fundamentals. His experience includes working at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant for 32 years, holding positions of Chemistry Technician, Quality Verification Supervisor, Closed Cooling Chemist, and Secondary Chemist. Jeff is a 1978 graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power School.
Dennis, an expert in Radiochemistry, Fuel Reliability, Radiological Effluents Monitoring, BWR Operational Chemistry, and Open EMS. He is a 1967 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus with a B.S. Chemistry and a 1970 Iowa State University graduate with a M.S. in Chemistry. Dennis's experience includes General Electric 1972, Philadelphia Electric 1984, ChemStaff 2007
Darris is a 1993 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering and received SRO Certification in 2002. His expertise includes Radioactive Waste and Material Shipping, Source Term Reduction, Corrective Action Programs, Radiological Impacts from Failed Fuel, and RP programs instructor. Darris's experience has been at Byron Nuclear Station 1987, Braidwood Nuclear Station 2007, Dresden Nuclear Station 2014
Emma is a 2015 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Chemistry. Her expertise is includes Procedure Standardization, ODCM, Gamma Spectroscopy & Effluent Implementation, Radiological Effluents Monitoring (RETS), Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REMP), Radiochemistry, and Wildlife Habitat Council Recertifications. She has been a consultant with ChemStaff since 2015.
John, an expert in Radiation Protection, Dosimetry, ODCM, RETS, REMP, Radioactive Material Shipping, Root Cause Investigator, Apparent Cause Analysis, Common Cause Analysis, Assessments, Supervision and Project Management. A 1974 graduate of SUNY Potsdam with a B.A. in Biology and a 1985 graduate of Rutgers with an MBA. John's experience includes Georgia Power Company 1978, Independent Contractor 1980, PSEG Nuclear 1984, and ChemStaff 2014.
Wes, an expert in PWR Chemistry and Systems Engineering is a 1977 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Professional Chemistry. He also holds Westinghouse certification training in Radiochemistry, RCP motor/pump/seals, Steam Generators, and Main Turbine/Generator. His experience includes Byron Station 1981, Byron Station Contractor 2008, ChemStaff 2014
Danial, a 2012 graduate of the University of Illinois has been a ChemStaff team member since 2012.His expertise includes PWR Operational and Shutdown Chemistry, Dispersants, Online, Long-path recirculation and Layup Applications, Plant Instrument, Root Cause Assessment, Outage Support, SD Cleanup Modeling Management, PRB/PHC Committee Technical Support, Office 365 Deployment and SharePoint Management, Automated Reports, SQL, Procedure Revisions.
Roger, an expert in BWR Operational Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Radiological Effluents Monitroing (RETS), Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REMP), Meteorological (MET), ODCM, Fuel Monitoring, Assessments, Chemistry Training, INPO Certified Instructor. A 1983 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Chemistry, Roger has worked at Entergy 1985 until coming to ChemStaff in 2015.
Doug, an expert at Radiochemistry, Radiological Effluents Monitring (RETS), Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REMP), Meteorological (MET), ODCM, Groundwater Monitoring, OpenEMS/APEX Software application and installation, and NRC Inspection support. A graduate of Michigan State University with a B.S. in Chemistry, Doug's experience includes Radiation Management Corporation 1980, PECO (Exelon) 1989, ChemStaff 2012.
Rod, a 1981 graduate from Central College with a B.A. in Chemistry is an expert in BWR Chemistry, Source Term Reduction, Nuclear Counting Instrumentation, Emergency Response Organization (ERO), Radiochemistry, Radioactive Environmental Monitoring, Radioactive Effluents, Strategic Planning and Budgeting, and Project Management. His experience includes Commonwealth Edison Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station 1981, Exelon Corporation Office 2007, Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station 2008, ChemStaff 2016
Larry, an expert in Radiochemistry, Laboratory Management and Certification (NELAP, ISO 17025), Analytical Chemistry Method Development, and Laboratory Informatics. A 1987 graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Chemistry and a 1990 graduate of Iowa State University with a M.S. in Chemistry. His past experience includes Commonwealth Edison (Exelon) 1990, Ako Nobel 1996, American Electric Power 1998, Underwriters Laboratories 2002, University of Notre Dame 2007, NSF International 2010, ChemStaff 2012
Chris, has been a member of the ChemStaff team since 2010. His expertise includes PWR Primary and Secondary Chemistry, PWR Outage Optimization, PWR Dispersant Applications, PWR and BWR source Term Reduction Methodologies, PWR Iron Transport Reduction/Optimization, Demineralizer Optimization, and Cycle Chemistry Optimization. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.