Co-Founder and Executive VP of TechnologyDr. Steven Bloembergen, Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President Technology of EcoSynthetix Inc. Dr. Bloembergen cofounded EcoSynthetix U.S. which he started in 1996 in Lansing, Michigan and served on its Board of Directors from 1996 to 2011. His vision for the company involved the idea of imparting synthetic polymer design concepts to biobased materials to develop and commercialize novel environmentally responsible materials that deliver superior performance at a competitive price position to the petroleumbased products they replace. In 2007, Dr. Bloembergen received a Nano50 Product Award at the NNEC Nanotech Conference for the Companys ECOSPHERE biopolymer nanoparticle technology that was cited as the most nearterm commercially viable nanotechnology
Founder Since 1996 Ph.DBloembergen has served in numerous roles relating to biomaterials and polymers including roles with the TAPPI Technical Program Committee, the Nanotech Briefs Editorial Advisory Board, Esso Petroleum Canada, The Michigan Biotechnology Institute, Polysar Rubber Corporationrationrationration and Xerox Research Center of Canada. He received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada in 1986.