Dr. Sarah J. Fredrick is a registered U.S. patent agent and a Ph.D. chemist with several years of patent prosecution experience in a variety of fields. She has a strong background in management and project development working in fast-paced R&D environments. Her areas of technical expertise include: materials science, electrochemistry, inorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry, nanomaterials, alloys, energy generation (photovoltaics), and energy storage (batteries/capacitors).
Prior to joining Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton (OBWB), Dr. Fredrick worked as patent agent at Greenberg Traurig, LLP in Colorado, and as a senior research scientist at EnerG2 Technologies – a BASF Corporation based in Seattle.
- Colorado State University, Ph.D., Chemistry, 2014Thesis title: “Synthesis of Iron and Copper Chalcogenide Nanomaterials for Photovoltaic Applications”
- Creighton University, Omaha, B.S., Chemistry, 2009Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors
- Fredrick, S. J.; Sakshaug, A.; Kron, B.; Hubble, D.; Costantino, H. R.; Feaver, A. M.; Thompkins, L. A.; 2015, Low-Gassing Carbon Materials for Improving Performance in Lead Acid Batteries, United States Patent Appl. No.15/766,321, filed October 15, 2015.
- Fredrick, S. J.; Prieto, A. L., Solution Synthesis and Reactivity of Colloidal Fe2GeS4: A Potential Candidate for Earth Abundant, Nanostructured Photovoltaics. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135 (49), 18256-18259. C&E News Science and Technology Concentrates Highlight, November 2013