Jerry Macala

Jerry Macala
Senior Scientist, Analytic Services
Allergan Medical
CNS Affiliation
Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow (Former)
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Jerry Macala was a doctoral student in Chemistry and a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2008. he is a materials chemist working on catalysis projects to convert biomass derived substrates to fuels and fine chemicals. He is especially interested in the conversion of natural fats into biodiesel. You can read more about this effort on his company homepage:


At the Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Jerry worked on science policy issues. He developed advanced scripts for harvesting information from the internet to help understand the process of technological innovation, and the environmental effects of nanoparticles.