Mark Pilipski is a synthetic organic chemist. He did his undergraduate work at William Paterson University and graduate studies at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey. He has held long term positions at Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC as technical manager of the Clinical and Research Pulmonary Labs and as a Research Associate in the Department of Neonatology of Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ. He is the author and co-author of several chemical patents aimed at cleaning up our environment. He lives in the rural town of Westbrookville, NY.