Michigan State University
Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University
(Feb 01, 2018- until present).
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), School of Packaging, Michigan State University
(August 16th, 2016- until present).
B) KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Over 45 research publications related to sustainable materials
Over 25 filed/awarded patents (in the last 4 years alone)
Nominated for plastics solutions related awards(e.g., Beyond plastics, Moore Innovator award)
I have strong industry connections (>25 companies).
Why do you want to serve on the SPC Executive Committee?
The School of Packaging is leader in academia related to packaging. I will work to connect academia and industry for finding solutions for the wicked problems related to packaging waste. I am also planning to establish a sustainable packaging center in the school of packaging as a platform to bring industry and academia together.