The Guru of Filtration
At FAST we often refer to Scott as the Guru of Filtration. Although it sounds a bit pretentious, his history in filtration and separations offer an insight to this title.
In 1969, a company called DuPont started Scott on this road called Filtration and Separation. Since then, he has authored more than 60 papers and presentations at PDA, ASM, NAMS, Membrane Technology and Planning Conference, ASE, World Filtration Congress, American Filtration and Separation Society, The Filtration Society, and more. In 1987, he became the founding Chairman of the American Filtration and Separation Society to provide a forum for exchange of information among engineers, scientists, and technologists in all areas of the fluid/particle separation field. Since 1987, he has served on the board of directors and on the executive committee for more than 20 years. He has also been the director of the Filtration Society and an advisory Board Member to University of Rhode Island – Filtration Laboratory. Scott’s legacy does not stop there; he is also the author of 4 patents and has 1 additional patent pending in relation to filtration and separation and has led a team that developed 3 new membranes. As consultant, he has helped many Fortune 100 to Startups servicing the Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Microelectronics, Medical Device, Coatings, Oil and Gas, Water and Waste Water, Aerospace, Automotive and Transportation, and virtually all markets that manufacture or use filtration and separation technology.
In 2009, Scott decided it was time to expand its business model to include the development of prototype filtration and separation elements that either better enabled a filtration/separation media performance, improvement in application performance, fit into new applications, etc. Scott since then has successfully developed and is developing new filtration and separation element designs that have improved performance by up to 650% using proprietary technology and designs protected either by trade secrets or patents.