Porter is a results-oriented scientist and process development engineer, technical researcher and technical group leader with more than thirty years of industrial experience in the development of energy storage products. He has a strong record of research in the fields of: high solids coating and slurry processing of battery materials, formulation development; materials development including lithiated metal oxides synthesis for lithium ion batteries; activated carbon surface modification and chemical process development for ultracapacitors and hybrid capacitors. Scaled processes from bench-top through multi-million square meter per year production processes. Recognized for innovative and creative thinking resulting in more than 100 patents and more submitted patent applications. His specialties are creative solutions and concepts for manufacturing energy storage systems, ultracapacitor and ultracapacitor materials development, battery and battery materials development, intellectual property review and generation.