Dave Parrillo | AIChE

Dave Parrillo

Vice President of R&D
Dow Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure R&D

Dave Parrillo is currently the Vice President of R&D for Dow’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Hydrocarbons division. This $28 billion revenue division is key to Dow’s decarbonize-and-grow strategy. His more than 29 years of experience in the chemicals, materials, and energy industries includes positions with General Electric and Air Products and Chemicals.

He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves on the External Chemical Engineering Advisory Board at the Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, and on the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Advisory Board. Dave is a supporter and sponsor of Dow Employee Resource Groups including the Women’s Inclusion Network, the Hispanic Latin Network, and the Asian Diversity Network.

He earned a BS from the Univ. of Rhode Island and a PhD from the Univ. of Pennsylvania, both in chemical engineering. He is currently on the advisory board for AIChE’s Institute for Learning and Innovation (ILI), driving collaborative interactions between academia and industry.