Dr. Kishori Deshpande is a research scientist at The Dow Chemical Company. Her areas of interest include process intensification, process and reactor design, and improving manufacturing robustness for catalyst processing. Dr. Deshpande has 3 granted patents and multiple patent applications. She is also a green belt in six sigma methodology. Prior to joining Dow, she was a post doctoral research associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where her research focused on developing microreaction methodologies for portable power generation.