Philip D. Myers, Jr., is the Principal Research Engineer for Molekule, a San Francisco-based start-up focused on design and implementation of novel air purification technologies. Dr. Myers received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware in 2005 and his master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2012. He received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from USF in 2015. Dr. Myers was certified as a licensed professional engineer by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers on June 28, 2017.
In 2006, he accepted a position as a post-bachelor’s research associate at the Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Maryland, where his work included the development of environmentally friendly low-VOC composites for military applications. From 2007 to 2010, he worked as an engineering analyst for the consultant company Black & Veatch, whose clients included the U.S. EPA. His graduate work was undertaken at the USF Clean Energy Research Center under the advisement of D. Yogi Goswami and Elias Stefanakos. Dr. Myers’s post-doctoral research concerned an EPA-funded project for the development of novel nanostructured photocatalysts for improved VOCs destruction kinetics.