Dr. Ramani Narayan

Michigan State University

Ramani Narayan is University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University — the highest honor that MSU bestows on a faculty member. He is an elected Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors; Fellow, ASTM & ASTM award of merit — the highest award given by the society to an individual member. He has been awarded the Governor’s (State of Michigan) University Award for commercialization excellence; Michigan Green Chemistry Award for developing biodegradable packaging and insulation foams;

He has 200+ refereed publications, 30 issued patents, and graduated 20 Ph. D and 25 Master’s students. He is a successful faculty entrepreneur and commercialized several biobased and compostable product technologies