Director of R&D | Technology
Diversified Fluid Solutions
Karl Urquhart is Director of R&D and Technology for Diversified Fluid Solutions. His primary responsibility is to plan and direct the R&D and product development functions while interfacing with customers to determine their evolving needs. He also works closely with the sales & marketing team.
Karl is an innovative process engineering professional with 30 years of experience in the Advanced Electronic, Chemical Processing, and Semiconductor industries. He has extensive experience in all aspects of equipment, process, development, optimization, and data analysis in semiconductor manufacturing facilities. Serving as the technical lead he has managed multiple green field projects along with OEM tool, chemical blending, chemical purification and generation applications. He has a strong reputation of success. His influence and technology contributions span the globe today and continue to be a big part of chemical operations around the industries which he has served.
An effective problem solver, Karl has received multiple awards and patents.
Karl is proud to have served in the US Navy from 1986 until 1996 as an Advanced Electronics Weapon Systems Technician (FC). Working on such weapon systems as Harpoon, Slam and Tomahawk, and serving on notable commands like the USS New Jersey.