With more than 25+ years of experience in the materials science industry, Murali Sethumadhavan is a leader in scientific and business innovation. He was one of the key members of the business development and R&D organizations at Rogers Corporation, where he currently works as a consultant since retiring in September 2021. Murali was instrumental in setting up Rogers’ Innovation Center in Burlington, MA, created as a partnership between Rogers and Northeastern University. In addition, Murali is a co-founder of Young Einstein’s Science Club (YESC), a science education organization founded in 2005. YESC aims to promote scientific curiosity among young children through creative teaching methods. Beyond Benign and YESC have formed a strong collaboration to teach sustainability principles to children K-12. Murali is a huge advocate of sustainability practices in both professional and local communities. He strongly believes that Beyond Benign’s work will have a huge impact on the future of sustainability and looks forward to helping achieve Beyond Benign’s mission through his new role. Murali holds a PhD in Polymer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Masters in Materials Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India. He has 30+ patents and patent applications in the fields of materials science and polymer engineering.
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