Jim Minn

Dr. James Minn
Career
  • Education
    • 1948 - B.S., Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
    • 1953 - Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

  • Professional Experience
    • 1952 - 1991 Research Chemist and Research Scientist,
      • Sept.   1952 - Feb. 1977    Hercules Research Center, Wilmington, De.
      • March 1977 - April 1978   Hercules Allemania Plant, Plaquemine, La.
      • May    1978 - 1991            Hercules Plant, Hattiesburg, Ms.

    • 1991 - 2010       Research Scientist in Chemistry, The University of Southern Mississipppi

  • Research Areas
    • Free radical chemistry
    • Carbonium ions
    • Organophosphorus chemistry
    • Synthesis, reaction and kinetics of isocyanates
    • Autoxidation and antioxidants
    • Carbonium ion chemistry
    • Development of methods of measuring oxidative stability
    • Relationship of structure to color in rosin products
    • Oxidative stability of hydrocarbons, terpenes, rosin products, vegetable oils and polymers, with emphasis on relating structure to stability