Dr. Bicerano is the founder and President of Bicerano & Associates Consulting, LLC, which provides consulting services to clients in many industries. He worked at Dow Chemical, where his work was recognized with many internal awards, from 1986 to 2004. He was also elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1996. Previously, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., Troy, Michigan, from 1982 to 1986.
Prior to joining industry, Dr. Bicerano was a postdoctoral research associate in Chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley from 1981 to 1982, and a reserve officer on active duty in the Turkish Air Force from 1979 to 1981. He received a Ph.D. in Physics (with emphasis on Chemical Physics) from Harvard University in 1979; and B.A. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry (combined honors program) from Northwestern University in 1974.
Dr. Bicerano has always been passionate about materials modeling and simulation. He is best known for his book Prediction of Polymer Properties and widely utilized commercial software (including P3C) based on the method introduced in that book. He is currently developing Property Expert, a materials research expert system software platform based on artificial intelligence techniques that will be incorporated into MedeA as a module by Materials Design.