Success Stories: Senior Research Scientist in Illinois in the Field of Materials Science Has EB-1A Approved

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We Received Another EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) Approval on May 29th, 2014 for a Senior Research Scientist in the Field of Materials Science (Approval Notice)

General Field: Materials Science

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Senior Research Scientist

Country of Origin: China

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center (NSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing:  Illinois

Approval Notice Date: May 29, 2014

Processing Time: 29 days (8 days after requesting Premium Processing)


Case Summary:

The client that we had the pleasure of working with in this case was a Senior Research Scientist from China in the field of materials science.  His specialized research had focused on water purification, biodegradable material development, and discotic liquid crystals.  His work had resulted in 9 peer-reviewed scientific publications and numerous presentations at national and international conferences.  At the time that his case was filed, his publications had been cited at least 228 times; the majority of these citations came from independent and leading researchers from prestigious institutions and organizations around the world, indicating the major significance of his work.  He had also reviewed more than 32 manuscripts for distinctive, internationally-circulated journals.  The significance of his research was confirmed in the following quote from an independent recommender, “The membrane developed by [him] has a great impact across the industries which use them. With the ability to be used in hotter environments, hot feeds can be filtered directly through RO units with high permeability, no longer requiring the steps of cooling and reheating; this saves money and energy. Frequent sterilization and cleaning can be cut back by keeping temperatures above the activity limit for microorganisms, another way in which companies save money and time. The capability for RO units introduced by [him] is truly revolutionary.” It was our goal to prove that our client qualified for classification as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability given that he sought remain in the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, and that his continued research would substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. With the proof and documentation that we provided, his case was approved in just 29 days.


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