Edgar A. Leone, Ph.D.
Dr. Leone, founder of Exel Laboratory Services, has a wide range of experience analyzing and improving industrial processes and advanced materials. He combines his decades of industry experience with advanced surface and microscopy analytical techniques.
Ed received two BS degrees from FDU in Madison, NJ in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his MS and PhD degrees in Ceramics and Material Science from Rutgers University, NJ while working for AlliedSignal, which later became Honeywell International. As a Principal Scientist in Honeywell’s Analytical Science Laboratory, Ed was responsible for leading the Surface Analysis, Optical, and Electron Microscopy Groups.
With over 30 years at Honeywell, Ed gained extensive experience with analytical instrumentation, and industrial problem solving. He has numerous accomplishments in Automotive, Aerospace, Polymer, Engineered Plastics, and Nanotechnology industries, with documented savings to the company in preserved sales of over $100M.
Ed is widely published, authoring a number of articles on a wide range of topics, and was co-author of a number of chapters in the book, Guide to Materials Characterization. In addition, Ed has 4 patents on spark plug tip design advancements and has made numerous presentations at professional meetings.