James Pontolillo

James Pontolillo was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1963. He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines (B.S., 1986) with a degree in metallurgical engineering and mineral processing. Since 1988 he has been a research scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey and has authored or co-authored 34 peer-reviewed scientific publications in the fields of coal petrology, organic geochemistry, and data quality. In his private life, he also authored numerous articles and monographs in the fields of...See more