Title: Marketing Technology Service Principal
Company: Advanced Elastomer Systems, LP
Location: Akron, Ohio, United States
Charles Rader, Marketing Technical Service Principal at Advanced Elastomer Systems, LP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in marketing.
With 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Rader was a Marketing Technical Service Principal at Advanced Elastomer Systems, LP from 1991 to 2001. Prior to obtaining this role, he held a number of positions with Monsanto Company, including Marketing Technical Service Specialist from 1983 to 1990, Senior Research Group Leader from 1975 to 1982 and Research Group Leader from 1969 to 1974. Earlier in his career, he was a Research Specialist with the company from 1966 to 1969 and a Senior Research Chemist from 1961 to 1965.
Dr. Rader began his career as a student at the University of Tennessee (UT), where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1957. He continued his studies at UT, completing a Master of Science in chemistry in 1960. He concluded his education in 1961, earning a PhD in chemistry. All three degrees were received with a summa cum laud grade average (>3.80 out of 4.00). Dr. Rader became involved in his profession when he became the first in his family to go to college, receiving a football scholarship. In high school, he was the only football player to have ever also been class valedictorian. Dr. Rader entered chemistry as a profession due to the influence of, his high school chemistry teacher, Genevieve Bell.
A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Rader has been an active leader in his community. He is a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials, the American Chemical Society, the Society of Plastic Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the New York Academy of Sciences. An Elder and Clerk of Session with his local Presbyterian Church, he is the former chair of the Special Study Group with Copley-Fairlawn School System. Dr. Rader has received several accolades for his work, including the Distinguished Award of Council from the Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies and a Distinguished Service Award from the American Chemical Society.
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