Dr. Branson is a results-driven
materials scientist/engineer with 15+ years of technical and management experience. He is equally at home guiding a technical team through innovative breakthroughs as he is developing new lines of business and new facilities. Considered by his past employers and peers to be an expert in the design, benchmarking, and qualification for fuels & performance fluids. He has a strong understanding of chemistry, mechanical engineering principles, materials science, collecting and evaluating data, and issuing recommended actions including with OEM’s and additive suppliers. Recognized technical leadership in multiple professional societies by his peers and competitors; Chair of multiple lubricant testing committees; ASTM Eagle Award recipient.