Ashley Biernesser is a patent agent with an extensive background in organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistry. Before earning her Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry from Boston College, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Her publications include a doctoral thesis on novel catalysts for polymer synthesis, an honors undergraduate thesis on organometallic complexes for radical-based organic synthesis, as well as a number of peer-reviewed articles on biodegradable polymers and redox-switchable catalysis. Prior to joining The Webb Law Firm, Ashley worked in the chemical industry on the synthesis of hydrocarbon resins.
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2017
Ph.D. in Chemistry
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
LaMattina Family Fellowship in Chemical Synthesis
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011 B.S.
Honors: summa cum laude
John V. Crable Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Past Employment Positions
Neville Chemical Company, 2017-2018
Boston College, Department of Chemistry, Graduate Research Assistant, 2011-2017
Duquesne University, Department of Chemistry, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2008-2011