Following a 25-year career with I.C.I., Unilever, and BF Goodrich, Bob Joined academia and served as Professor, Chair and Director of the School of Polymers and High-Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi. Following retirement from the university in 2016, Bob founded Robert Lochhead Consulting LLC. Bob has served twice as the President of the SCC, and also as President of the International Association of Formulation Chemists. Bob is a fellow of the SCC and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Among other honors, he is a recipient of the SCC’s Maison G. DeNavarre Medal Award, the SCC’S Merit Award, the AIC’s Chemical Pioneer Award, and the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Education Award. Bob received the SCC’s Lifetime Service Award in December 2019 and was named one of the first three Fellows of the IFSCC in 2020.
Professor and Director Emeritus
University of Southern Mississippi