Industrial Mentors

Scott P. LockledgeScott P. Lockledge
Tiptek, LLC


Scott P. Lockledge received his Ph.D. degree (1990) in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and pursued graduate business studies at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has served previously as CEO and co-founder of a successful venture-backed start-up company to develop advanced oil filtration technology for internal combustion engines.

Dr. Lockledge is an expert in surface science and interfacial phenomena, and his experience in technology development and commercialization is broad. While serving under the President's Science Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Dr. Lockledge coordinated the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) and the 21st Century Truck (21CT) initiative. He also served as an advisor to the vice-chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science. Spanning a decade, his commercial and technical career involved developing proprietary polymer stabilizers now used in flexible vinyl products across North America and a next generation corrosion control product used in North America's largest oilfield.

Dr. Lockledge has authored more than 15 U.S. and foreign patents and numerous technical papers, reports, and conference presentations on topics of materials engineering, corrosion science, and environmental impact.