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Congratulations 50th Class of AAAS Science &Technology Policy Fellows

Congratulations to 50th Class of AAAS Science &Technology Policy Fellows assigned to Capitol Hill and placed in agencies and offices.  Elisabeth Deeb is one of 31 legislative Fellows placed on Capitol Hill. For 50 years, Fellows have helped mold the policies that have ushered in a new era of technological progress, from advancements in clean energy and standards development to policies focused on strengthening manufacturing capabilities and supply chains.

For more information, please see:  https://www.aaas.org/news/50th-class-aaas-st-policy-fellows-embarks-upon-year-service?mkt_tok=NjQ5LUlPUS04MzAAAAGHLtm_v-RpgbwtoS3ipoVzpDhdJ2t7DyupVzs9WjxcC7fcLeJ-9UP0Tz4RLi5yqoZO0RUABv82OptulHJqbMYsH-FULL3JAKLnLb7S_ab0

Patent Issued on Disinfecting Biofilms

T&M Associates’ US Patent 11058112 on “Methods and compositions for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces” issued. This is one of the few inventions that delivers a 5-log kill for a range of bacteria in biofilms. The technology has a broad range of applications in healthcare, agriculture, and food processing.

Related patents:  EP 2968099, CA2942000, WO 2014/152189, AU 2018229488

Patent Issued on Method for The Removal and Control Of Arthropods

T&M Associates’ US Patent 10015969B2 on “Method for The Removal and Control Of Arthropods” issued.  The technology demonstrated 100% effectiveness in bed bug and control. The methodology was tested in tenement rental units in San Francisco. The property owners had previously tried several methods and technologies, all of which failed to control the bed bugs.

Related patents:  CA2884601, EP2894974, WO/2014/043428, AU2013315378, NZ705814

Opportunities in Oil & Gas in the Middle East

Danish Export Association Member Conference

In September 2019, Elisabeth Deeb, T&M Associates, was invited to present “Opportunities in Oil & Gas in the Middle East” at the Danish Export Association Member Conference in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Dr. Tom Deeb in Keynote Speaker at ADIPEC Kick-Off Breakfast

On November 12, 2018, Dr. Tom Deeb was the Keynote Speaker at AmCham Abu Dhabi’s ADIPEC Kick-Off Breakfast. 

Dr. Deeb spoke on Unconventional Oil and Gas in the GCC.  Elisabeth Deeb also attended the Kick-Off Breakfast.

The Next Wave: The Next 50 – Evolution of the Industry

OTC Next Wave 2018 Committee

2018 Committee (12 of 16 members from across the world and industry sections, 13 companies and 5 of the OTC sponsoring organizations)

OTC 2018 marked the 10th and final Next Wave program, a young professional networking and career development event.  This year’s program focused on the changes in the O&G industry over the last 50 years, the technology improvements and disrupters that will come in the future, and how to manage your career as a young professional.   Round table discussions included cyber security, improving products by working with software vendors, and work-life balance.

Next Wave 2018 presented 2 exciting key note speakers. Emeka Emembolu, Vice President Reservoir Development, Gulf of Mexico at BP, spoke about his career journey from his start in the UK to his postings in Alaska, and his current position in Houston.  He highlighted the impact these postings had on both his career and his personal life. His career advice was to do good work and the promotions will come.

Åshlid Larsen, CIO and Senior Vice President IT for Statoil (now Equinor), spoke about technological changes in the energy industries; how O&G companies are expanding into alternative energies such as solar and wind, and on what to expect, both career-wise and technology-wise, in the next 50 years of O&G.

Elisabeth Deeb, T&M Associates Business Development Manager, attended OTC 2018 and has been active on the Communication Outreach Subcommittee of Next Wave 2018.

T&M Associates Receives Atlanta Metro Export Grant

T&M Associates received one of the 2018 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC) grants.   Atlanta MEC is a year-long program to assist metro Atlanta companies in their global business development efforts.

For more information on Atlanta MEC:  www.metroatlantachamber.com/economic-development/international-trade/atlanta-metro-export-challenge



ACS President Diane Grob Schmidt Meets with Industry Leaders

The Chemical Business Group of the Georgia Section/American Chemical Society hosted 2015 ACS President Diane Grob Schmidt to meet with industry leaders in the greater Atlanta area.

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The Chemical Businesses (CHB) Group was started as a self-sustaining committee of the Georgia Section by Dr. Maria Beug-Deeb and Deanna Hall.  The CHB Group provides a forum for the more than 300 chemical businesses within the Georgia Section and fosters business development through networking. More information can be found at this link.

SERMACS 2013 Symposia on New Business Opportunities for Chemical Businesses

Dr. Maria Beug-Deeb (Cochair) and the Chemical Businesses Group of the Georgia Section/American Chemical Society organized the SERMACS 2013 Symposia on New Business Opportunities for Chemical Businesses on current topics. View More

Georgia Section/American Chemical Society Showcase 2012

chemluminary-awardDr. Maria Beug-Deeb (Co-chair) and the Chemical Businesses Group of the Georgia Section/American Chemical Society organized Showcase 2012 in which chemical companies, suppliers and buyers in the greater Atlanta area met to network and find new opportunities. The Showcase was held in conjunction with the Georgia Section Academia/Industry Forum. This effort received 3 Chemluminary Awards by the American Chemical Society in 2013.