Edward   Weil

Edward Weil

Professor Emeritus

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


University of Illinois , 1953

Doctor of Philosophy, Organic (Polymer) Chemistry

University of Pennsylvania , 1950

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

Pace University

Master of Business Administration, Management


Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Research Professor

Since 1987, obtaining, planning and administering post-doctoral research at Polytechnic University, sponsored by industry, trade organizations and government, mostly in the area of flame retardants, phosphorus technology, and corrosion inhibition. Publications and patents have come from this work, and some of my products are in the commercial development stage in the US, Europe and the Far East.

From: January 1987 to present

Stauffer Chemical Co. Research Center

Senior Scientist

Invented and developed many flame retardants for textiles, polymers and foams. Also agricultural chemicals, plasticizers and other polymer additives. Over 100 US patents. Publications. Won IR-100 Award for textile flame retardant finish. Research planning, new project initiation, scientific liaison. Phosphorus, sulfur, halogen chemistry here also.

From: January 1965 to December 1986

Hooker Chemical Co.

Research chemist

Invented and developed numerous agricultural chemicals, polymer additives, and manufacturing processes. Over 100 issued patents, several commercialized products and processes. Mostly halogen, sulfur, phosphorus chemistry.

From: January 1953 to December 1964

Research Interests

Flame retardants, nanocomposites, phosphorus and sulfur chemistry
Organic and polymer chemistry