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Steve McGrath
Organic Chemist, Engineer


Professional Experience

2005Present Organic chemist, Engineer, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

20032004 Process Development Engineer MR3 Systems, Beverly, MA

19982003 Principal Investigator, Resodyn, Inc., Butte

19961998 Geochemist, Engineer, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

19951996 Laboratory Manager / Lecturer in General Chemistry, Montana Tech of The University of Montana, Butte

19931995 Research Hydrometallurgist, Metanetix, Inc., Butte, Montana

19901993 Chief Chemist, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

1990  ICP Spectroscopist, MSE, Inc., Butte, Montana

19891990 Analytical Chemist, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

19891990 Analytical Chemist, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

1989   Instructor, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte

19881989 Project manager, Montana Enviromet, Inc., Butte, Montana

1988  Technical Consultant Montana Environment, Inc., Butte

19861988 Research Assistant/Laboratory Instructor, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte

19661969 U.S. Army, Honorable Discharge rank E–5, Vietnam veteran

 

Education

M.S.Metallurgy, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte
Thesis titled "Some aspects of the thermodynamics and kinetics of Cr(III) phosphate precipitation from acidic solutions"

M.S.Geochemistry, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte

B.S.Chemistry, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte

B.S.Botany, The University of Montana, Missoula

 

 


Outside Publications

Twidwell, L. G., Dahnke, D. R., and McGrath, S. F. 1992. Detoxification of and metal value recovery from metal finishing sludge materials. Pp. 56–62. in H.M. Freeman, ed. Innovative Hazardous Waste Treatment Technology Series: Technomics Publishing Co. Volume 2: Physical and Chemical Processes.

Twidwell, L. G., and McGrath, S. F. 1989. Metal value recovery from metal hydroxide sludge materials. Report submitted to Encycle, Inc.

Twidwell, L. G., and McGrath, S. F. 1988. Recovery of rhenium from electromachining sludge. Report submitted to General Electric Corp.

Diebold, F., and McGrath, S. J. 1985. Investigation of Artemisia tridentata as a biogeochemical uranium indicator. Geochemical Exploration. 23(1)

McGrath, S. J. 1983. Investigation of big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) and black greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) (Hook)Torr.) as biogeochemical uranium indicators. M.S. thesis. Butte: Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.