Rakkiyappan Chandran, a skilled polymer and formulation chemist with 7+ years of experience and specialized training from Harvard-MIT research laboratories in polymeric biomaterials science and encapsulation formulation. He is currently working as a Senior Research Scientist focusing on next generation smart and sustainable textile innovations at Supreme Corporation, USA.
Supreme Corporation is known for its highest quality cut, slash, and abrasion resistant yarns, fabrics, and safety products in the world, utilizing proprietary coatings engineered to provide antimicrobial, flame retardant (FR), durable water repellent (DWR), and other desired protective finishes.
He completed his doctoral degree from the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
He has authored 25+ publications in peer-reviewed journals with 900+ citations in the areas of nanobiopolymers, material properties characterization of polymers and nanoparticle synthesis.