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Shankar Srinivasan

Iowa State University Campus

Economic Development Core Facility
1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 2300
Ames, IA  50010

Cell: 515-290-6702
Office: 515-294-9690
Fax: 515-598-7739

Email: srigshan@iastate.edu

Serving CIRAS from 6/28/2011

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Expertise

Innovation: Development
Innovation: Discovery
Polymer Processing

Education

Ph.D., Biorenewable Resources and Technology, Iowa State University, 2011
M.S., Material Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, 2010
M.S., Industrial Technology, Iowa State University 2007
B.Tech, Textile Technology, Shivaji University, 2003

Experience

Shankar has 3 years of industrial background in the fiber and textile manufacturing industry and polymer and plastics processing. He was an executive officer at Morarjee textiles in the Indian manufacturing industry, working on process and productivity improvement before pursuing graduate studies at ISU. During his tenure at ISU, he led research teams in product development, renewable materials and polymer chemistry. He was also part of several multidisciplinary product development teams and has extensively collaborated with various compounding and injection molding companies in the Midwest . Shankar has been a project manager with CIRAS since 2011, working with numerous Iowa based companies. His current focus under the EDA-University Center is to apply research-based methods to create an idea incubator supporting technology commercialization and high-wage job growth for the advanced manufacturing industry cluster in Iowa.

Shankar has more than 6 journal publications with a patent application in the area of polymer chemistry and recycling

 
 

Last updated: 1/29/2015