Ramaswamy Nagarajan is an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and has a science and engineering background with bachelor degrees in chemistry and rubber technology and a doctoral degree in polymer science from the University Massachusetts. His research interest is in the development of “greener”/sustainable routes to advanced functional materials (polymers, additives and surfactants). Working at the interface of science and engineering his research group has been involved in translating fundamental research into engineering applications for advancing technology in new and emerging areas. He is the Co-editor of Journal of Renewable Materials and has published 52 papers in peer-reviewed journals and holds 14 U. S. patents.
Professor, CO-Director of HEROES
University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA