Dr. Anthony (Tony) Toussaint

    Dr. Anthony Toussaint is the current leader of the Chicagoland chemistry community, as Chair of the Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society. With many years of industrial experience, he is currently Leader of Research and Development for ICL - Performance Products. #blackhistorymonth #chemistry #africanamericanchemists

    Toussaint was born in London, England, earned his B.Sc. from University of Leicester, his MS in Surface Chemistry from University of Bristol, and his Chemical Engineering PhD in colloid chem from UCL (University College - London). The title of his PhD thesis was “The Flocculation of Calcium Carbonate and its Deposition onto Cellulose Fibers.” FURTHER, he earned an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. 

    HIs talented brain has aimed to improve the world through practical application of chemistry. He's worked for Sherwin-Williams, Sandoz Global Agro, DSM Bright Science Brighter Living (DSM/Desotech Functional Materials), and his experience includes 15+ years in Research and Development Management.

    Learn more about this important and engaging person, including which historical figure he'd most like to have dinner with (hint: it's tomorrow's featured chemist), in this interview by Fran Kravitz: