Meyer R. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
President, Interactive Consulting Inc.
Mr. Rosen is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London); a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and both a Nationally Certified Professional Chemist and Certified Professional Chemical Engineer. He is a member of the U.S. Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) & the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Meyer serves as an Advisor for David Smith, Executive Director of the SCC Advisory Committee. He is also Editor for U.S. & Canada and Editor-in-Chief for North and Latin America for EuroCosmetics Magazine in Germany. Mr. Rosen is Editor of the Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products and Editor-in-Chief of Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Edition.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Skin Testing & Skin Cleansing Team for Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Ed., Ashland Specialty Ingredients

Guojin Lu
Ashland Specialty Ingredients

Guojin Lu has a Ph. D in Materials Science and Engineering. He is currently a Research Scientist in Ashland Specialty Ingredients (formally International Specialty Products) after postdoctoral appointments in Oak Ridge National Lab and University of Notre Dame. Recently he has been extensively working on method development and instrumentations to study interactions between surfactants or polymers and skin/SC/lipid/protein as well as other skin care related subjects, such as sun screen, antiperspirant, etc. He has more than twenty publications in peer-reviewed journals. Besides his regular duty in ASI, he also serves as an Assistant Editor of the NYSCC’s monthly publication, Cosmetiscope.

Dr. Roger L. McMullen
Ashland Specialty Ingredients

Dr. Roger L. McMullen is a Senior Research Scientist in Ashland Specialty Ingredients (ASI, formally International Specialty Products). He is an expert of hair and skin measurement methodology with focus on hair and skin biology, image analysis, mechanical testing, skin and hair application, polymer physics, etc.   He has worked in many facets of product development and claims substantiation in personal care area leading to the commercial launch of new technologies and products. He has contributed a lot of journal papers and book chapters in the cosmetic area. He is very active in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) and its NY division (NYSCC). He is also an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) in their Cosmetic Science program and the Editor of the NYSCC’s monthly publication, Cosmetiscope.

David J. Moore
Institute Fellow

David J. Moore holds a Ph. D in Biophysical Chemistry. He is currently an Institute Fellow of TRI/Princeton. Before joining TRI, he was the Senior Director of of Materials Science Group in the Global R&D of ISP (now Ashland Specialty Ingredients). He also has R&D experience working in Unilever. He is very interested in the areas of biophysics and dermatology with numerous papers, book chapters, and talks regarding structure and characterizations of skin/SC/lipid and hair as well as skin cleansing study. Recently, his personal care related research are the biophysics of stratum corneum, lipids, protein, and other biological samples, and spectroscopy (FT-IR, Raman, spectroscopic imaging, etc.) to study interactions between surfactants or polymers and skin/SC/lipid/protein, as well as other methods to study various skin and hair phenomena and practical formulations. 

Contact information of the contributors:

1. Guojin Lu, Research Scientist
    Ashland Specialty Ingredients, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ 07470, USA
    Research Scientist,, 001-973-872-4389

2. Roger L. McMullen, Senior Research Scientist
     Ashland Specialty Ingredients, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ 07470, US, 001-973-872-4391

3. David J. Moore, Institute Fellow

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