A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC was founded by Anthony A. Parker, Ph.D. in 2001, and has been in the business of providing proprietary R&D services to a wide array of organizations for more than 20 years. Although many clients remain proprietary and confidential, the numbers of projects andpatents since 2001 serve to illustrate the business's successful focus on new product development and on the creation of valuable intellectual property. Learn more about A. A. Parker Consulting or contact Anthony to discuss how he can help with your company's product development, characterization, and intellectual property needs.
Research and Development specialties include silanes & adhesion, polymer science (natural and synthetic), materials science, surface chemistry, polymer processing, formulation chemistry, coatings chemistry, protein-based polymers, wood composites, thermal analysis, spectroscopy, and characterization techniques for problem solving. Each of these specialties are reflective of Dr. Parker's 35+ years of industrial and academic experience.
Aside from a tradition of providing product development services, invention creation services, and mechanistic research services, A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC also provides specialized analytical characterization services with in-lab capabilities, including: FTIR (e.g., surface ATR techniques for characterization of polymer surfaces, liquids, and other materials); contact angle goniometry; and refractive index measurements. A. A. Parker Consulting also has longstanding relationships with several university facilities to provide specialized characterization of materials, including: thermal analysis capabilities (e.g., DSC, TGA, DMA, modulated DSC); surface analyses using ESCA (XPS); and multinuclear NMR techniques (carbon, proton, silicon, oxygen, phosphorous, solution-state, and solid-state techniques).
A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC has relationships with university labs for conducting materials processing R&D (e.g., for scale-up of prototypes), including: wood composites, polymer composites, surface treatments, polymer extrusion (twin screw and single screw), compounding, mixing, surface coating, and others. If there is a special process need that is not listed here, it is likely that we can find a way to accommodate your needs. Feel free to contact Anthony to inquire about the possibilities.
A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC has long-established relationships with several law firms, patent attorneys, and patent agents; and can assist in identifying and securing patentable inventions, with particular emphases on utility patents, composition of matter claims, and process claims pertaining to materials and new products. A. A. Parker has a history of not only developing his own novel compositions of matter and processes; but he has also assisted countless others in identifying the truly novel aspects of their inventions, and in creating the correct experiments to demonstrate novelty for patent example purposes. Feel free to contact Anthony to inquire about the possibilities.
Industrial & Academic History
Anthony A. Parker, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist and President, A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC(2001 – present)