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    Eltron R&D is over 30 years old and has experience in catalysis, materials, chemicals, analytical services, engineering design, prototype development, and technology feasibility studies.

  • about us
    About Us

    Eltron R&D is over 30 years old and has experience in catalysis, materials, chemicals, analytical services, engineering design, prototype development, and technology feasibility studies.

Dan Fraenkel

Chief Chemist

Dan Fraenkel

The responsibilities of Dr. Fraenkel at Eltron include research and development in the field of chemical catalysts and catalytic processes especially in the broad area of alternative energy sources. He is currently engaged in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis and in novel fuels from biomass and novel processes for biomass-derived fuels.

Dr. Fraenkel joined Eltron in August 2006. In the past he was a Chief Scientist at ConocoPhillips (Ponca City, OK) within the Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) R&D group, and before that, a Sr. Research Scientist at Matheson Tri-Gas (Longmont, CO) developing solid-state materials for specialty and microelectronic gas purification.

Dr. Fraenkel has over fifty peer-reviewed technical papers and granted U.S. Patents. He is a member of the American Chemical Society since 1990.