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Northwestern University
Zachary Brown, PhD

Zachary Brown, PhD

Invention Manager

Phone: (847) 491-4629
zachary.brown@northwestern.edu

Zachary joined the INVO team in March 2016.  He primarily manages technology portfolios in chemistry, materials science, & engineering.

Prior to joining Northwestern, Zachary was a research and development chemist at the Shepherd Chemical Company in Norwood, Ohio.  While there, he managed projects for oil & gas, ballistics, rubber, and catalyst industries, focusing largely on the synthesis of inorganic and organometallic compounds.  He also studied the reactivity of base-metal catalysts with greenhouse gases as a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Paul Chirik at Princeton University.

Zachary completed his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of California, Davis under the direction of Professor Philip Power and his BS in Chemistry at Butler University in Indianapolis. 

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