Meet some scientists who are having an impact on the world

Mike Sumner

Mike Sumner

Dropping pounds and looking good

Mike Sumner helps make vehicles pleasing to the wallet and the eye

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Sowmitri Tarimala

Sowmitri Tarimala

Some tiny bubbles don’t make you feel fine

Dr. Sowmitri Tarimala’s innovations are helping paint manufacturers deliver better performance

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José Luís Miquel

José Luís Miquel

A story that will floor you

José Luís Miquel was on the forefront of an engineered stone breakthrough

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Christophe Capallere

Christophe Capallere

The ingredients for beauty start here

Christophe Capallere leads the production of skin samples for Ashland biofunctionals

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Gefei Wu

Gefei Wu

Driving for better fuel economy

Gefei Wu goes to the heart of the engine to squeeze out more efficiency

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Vivian Bi

Vivian Bi

Higher-impact drugs with fewer doses

Vivian Bi, Ashland technical director, discovers unique solutions to drug solubility challenges

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Ray Rigoletto

Ray Rigoletto

Taming split ends

Ray Rigoletto’s breakthrough polymer helps solve a hairy problem

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Divya Tewari

Divya Tewari

A prescription for success

Divya Tewari is finding cures for the big problems pharmaceutical customers face

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Rob Sels

Rob Sels

Rust never sleeps

After 45 years, Valvoline’s Rob Sels still leading fight against corrosion

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Seher Özkan

Seher Özkan

Going with the flow

Seher Özkan uses rheology to take guesswork out of consumer perceptions

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Rob Seats

Rob Seats

Let there be lightness

Rob Seats steers transportation customers to better results with composites

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Erica Bauza and Karine Cucumel

Eric Bauza and Karine Cucumel

Beauty and the best

Eric Bauza and Karine Cucumel help cosmetics companies stay ahead of the field

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Michael Jaeger

Michael Jaeger

Eating away the bottom line

Ashland's Michael Jaeger leads the fight against corrosion's damaging impact

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Ying Yang

Ying Yang

Smoothing the way for customers

Ying Yang's research for Valvoline helps cut friction, boost fuel economy

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Nathalie Parent

Nathalie Parent

Driving customer satisfaction

Nathalie Parent and our new adhesive lab in the UK keep automakers happy

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Annjia Hsu

Annjia Hsu

REACH is no stretch

Annjia Hsu and Ashland’s analytical services provided one-of-a-kind data to meet European regulatory requirements

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Andrew Mola

Andrew Mola

Heady times are brewing

Andrew Mola works to make sure beer is clear now, clear later

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Tuttu Nuutinen

Tuttu Nuutinen

All conditions are “go”

Tuttu Nuutinen leads hair-care breakthroughs in the lab and helps customers take advantage

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Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson

Cooking up innovation, from lab to kitchen

Randy Johnson’s flexible packaging teams are delivering on the fit-for-use promise

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Dave Gerst

Dave Gerst

Success under pressure

Ashland senior chemist Dave Gerst has a passion for bringing all sorts of things together

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Hida Hasinovic

Hida Hasinovic

The science of car care

Valvoline’s Hida Hasinovic took a shine to auto products and breakthroughs followed

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Sangrama Sahoo

Sangrama Sahoo

Just what the doctor ordered

Ashland's Sangrama Sahoo helps drug makers conquer solubility challenge in tablets

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Abe Vaynberg

Abe Vaynberg

Paint by numbers

Abe Vaynberg uses data to improve the feel and consistency of coatings

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JeanMarie Botto

Jean-Marie Botto

Advancing the science of beauty

Ashland's Jean-Marie Botto leads the way in developing new skin care products

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Dan Dotson

Dan Dotson

Put the pedal to the metal and count on the lab

Racing teams want horsepower and Dan Dotson leads the team that delivers it

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Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens

Where there's smoke, there's Michael Stevens

His love for reasearch sparked a career in finding ways to protect people and property from fire

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Qu Xin

Dr. Qu Xin

Childhood dream becomes breakthrough career

From chemistry sets at 10 to global research and development lab manager

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