Joseph Mclellan, PhD

Joseph Mclellan, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Joe leads the R&D, product development, product support, and translational production activities at Fortress. He has lead R&D efforts and helped build start-ups focused on advanced materials, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. As a life-long fly fisherman with passion for chasing wild anadromous species he is now driving the efforts at Fortress to innovate the next generation of wildland fire fighting technologies that will have the lowest impact possible on the environment. Joe completed his doctoral work in Chemistry at the University of Washington with BS/MS degrees from Western Washington University.