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West Haven, Conn. -- Professor Andreas Moebius, Ph.D. has been appointed R&D fellow by Enthone Inc., a Cookson Electronics PWB Materials & Chemistry business.
Moebius will be responsible for identifying and evaluating new technology opportunities to further strengthen and grow Enthone's technology portfolio. He will work closely with a diversity of industry and technical organizations, government laboratories, customers, suppliers and academia that both Enthone and its customers participate. Moebius will be a key leader and technology spokesperson for Enthone.
Moebius received a Ph.D. and Doctor of Science degrees from the Mining Academy in Freiberg, Germany. Moebius' research spans a wide variety of electrochemical technologies including chlorine production, ion exchange membrane and electrochemical synthesis of novel inorganic compounds. He has published extensively in international journals and is a recipient of 30 patents. Moebius' impressive background includes:
- 1982-1983, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary: Moebius investigated the electrochemical recovery of metals.
- 1984: Moebius accepted a teaching position at the University of Technology, Dresden where he taught physical chemistry and electroanalytical methods. Moebius' research focused on zinc-bromine batteries.
- 1988-1989: Moebius received an UNESCO fellowship to study alloy deposition at Glasgow College and electrocatalysis at the Technical University in Graz and Vienna. Moebius was later appointed to the Academy of Science in Berlin and accepted a professorship for inorganic chemistry.
In 1991, Moebius left academia and accepted a position as technical leader with the former LPW Chemie GmbH in Neuss, Germany. When Enthone acquired LPW, Dr. Moebius became the technical director in Europe for the Enthone R&D organization. In addition to his current position, Moebius presently teaches industrial electroplating at Aachen University, Germany.
Enthone Inc. is a business of Cookson Electronics PWB Materials & Chemistry. The company is a leading supplier of high performance specialty chemicals and coatings used in the electronics and surface finishing industries. For more information, visit www.enthone.com.