Dr. Chance began his career with Honeywell Corporation, where he served at Research Manager, before accepting a position with Exxon as the Director of their Polymers and Fluids Laboratory, after which he became their Division Manager of Paramins Technology. After serving Exxon in these capacities for a decade, he has continued to work with Exxon as a Distinguished Scientific Advisor for the last 12 years. Currently, Dr. Chance is a Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Chance has edited two books and has filed over 30 U.S. Patents and patent applications. In 2006, 2007, and 2008, Dr. Chance was appointed Distinguished Scientific Advisor Emeritus with Exxon Mobil.