Dr. Anthony Revis


Dr. Anthony Revis holds a  Ph.D. (1984) in Organic Chemistry from Iowa State University. He retired from a successful career at Dow in 2013 and now teaches  at Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan. Dr. Revis has extensive industrial experience  with organic chemistry and polymer chemistry. He has experience in silicone monomers, silicone polymers, and organosilicone polymers for various applications. He is recognized as an expert is silica based separations such as HPLC and SMB. Much of his industrial research is documented in US patents and journal publications.



Semiconductor Purification of Silicon

Identification and eliminate impurities affecting silane and wafer quality., especially Phosphorus, Boron, and Arsenic.

Silicone Polymer Processing

Processing of silicones, silanes, catalysts, coatings, adhesives, and more. 

Proficient in other areas of polymer science including emulsions, coatings, and adhesion of organic materials.

HPLC Bonded Phases

Design and install recipes for HPLC and SPE applications, and bonded phase chemistry.  Critical pairs and pH stabilized are examples.

UV Cure Technology

 Develop UV cured hard coats and cured composites for various applications.

Patent Mapping and Strategies

Will turn your technology into patents and survey the competition, fast and simple. 

Career Summary


Industrial Experience

Independent Global Consultant, 2013- present, Confidential global appointments with several industrial clients

Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation, Hemlock, Michigan – 2009-2013, Associate Research Scientist; Expert in CVD silcon metal purification, Dow Corning research award

Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan – 1999-2009, Associate Research Scientist, Group Manager, Expert in silica treatment for separations, Beer and flavor stabilization science

Diazem Corporation, Midland, Michigan – 1994-1999, Owner and Technical Director; Expert in HPLC separations material design, created recipes for bonded phase silica used for pharmaceutics and biomolecules

Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan – 1984-1994, Senior Research Specialist, Group Manager, Project Leader; Expertise in silicone technology, coatings, emulsions, and adhesion, Dow Corning research award

Academic Experience

  • Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan - General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
  • Alma College, Alma, Michigan - Organic Chemistry Lab and Polymer Chemistry lectures

Educational Background

  • Iowa State University - Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, 1984
  • Albany State University - B.S. Chemistry, 1979