Mohammad Badrossamay

Chemical Engineering Group, Engineering School, University of Isfahan, Iran

mrbadross@eng.ui.ac.ir mrbadross@gmail.com Tel: 0913-286-8239

SUMMARY

•       Extensive industrial and R&D experience in diversified industries – Plastics, Textiles and Tissue Engineering

•       6+ years experiences in generating, filing and managing IP portfolios; 2 US granted patents and 4 pending application.

•       Demonstrated expertise in building & managing Technology groups, leading Technology programs and platforms, and cross-functional teams for new product launches through Stage gate processes (2 new product launch).

•       Excellent business acumen, working well at all levels in a cross-functional environment; excellent oral and written communication

WORK & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran 

Assistant Professor                                                                                                       Sep 2017- Present

•       Teaching few graduate and undergraduate courses for polymer & chemical engineering students

•       Developing novel techniques of organ bio-printing for in-vitro evaluation of engineered tissues. 

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Engineered Components-Seals, Garden Grove, CA, US 

Technology Manager                                                                                                   Jan 2014- Dec 2016

•       Functional manager of IP portfolio–developed IP & managed patent applications to build strong IP position.

•       Key point of contact between business and legal team to align Product/Application Development and IP protection.

•       Coordinating extensive analysis of prior art; obtaining critical Freedom to Operate opinion to enable commercialization of new products and process.

Senior Research Engineer                                                                                            Jan 2014- Dec 2016

•       Developing new high-temperature polymeric formulations for applications in aerospace.

•       Leading technical aspects of thermal conductivity and thermo-degradation analyses, sealing performance analyses.

•       Working closely with Commercial teams on Business Development, New Opportunity and Product Positioning.

•       Developing seals and sealing solutions for ultra-high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) pumps.

•       Leading technical aspects of developing material and new designs for high-pressure resistance seal and FEA analysis and cross-functional roles including IP landscaping and Sourcing. 

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Technology Information Service, Northborough, MA, US  

Research Information Analyst                                                                                     April 2013-Dec 2013

•       Developed and utilized internal and external resources to provide highly focused and high quality current awareness services in businesses, technologies, and intellectual property areas of interest to High Performance Plastics and Technical Textiles groups. 

•       Led technical aspects on project and technical work required in support of Technology Information Service initiatives. 

•       Identified new and emerging technology and markets for strategic business development.

Sr. Research Information Specialist                                                                             April 2012-March 2013

•       Analyzed and managed scientific information including intellectual properties and technical information related to high-performance polymers and textiles. 

•       Supporting role and focal point of administering all technical and IP searching related to High Performance Plastics and Technical Textiles business units.

Wyss Institute for Biologically-Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US 

Postdoctoral Fellow                                                                                                      Nov 2008-March 2012

•       Developed a novel technique of nanofiber fabrication without high-voltage electric induction

•       Developed protein-hybrid polymers and nanofibers with biological recognition for tissue engineering applications

•       Developed De novo assembly of 3D biogenic polymer constructs with nano to macro-scale features

University of California, Davis, CA, US

Research Associate                                                                                                      July 2008-Nov 2008

•       Designed and developed novel facile and cost-effective fabrication of nano-fibrous composite systems for biological and chemical protective gears and clothing.

Research Assistant                                                                                                       Jan 2004- July 2008

•       Developed novel method of polymer melt-functionalization through reactive extrusion process for biomedical applications.

•       Developed and formulated a novel technology to chemically bind powerful, durable and regenerable antimicrobial agents, N-halamines, onto polyolefin polymers.

•       Developed novel nano/macro scale fibrous constructs with powerful, rechargeable and durable antimicrobial functionality applicable for face masks, surgical gowns and medical disposable products.

Nassaj Pooya Scientific and Research Institute, ISTT, Iran 

Staff Scientist, Co-founder                                                                                          Jan 1999- Jan 2004

•       Developed the company from a grant supported entity to a profitable research organization.

•       Developed strategic commercial enterprise and fund rising as a member of Executive Management Team.

•       Developed and performed lab-scale synthesis of aromatic polyamides.

•       Developed and carried-out condensation polymerization reactions and optimized the process.

•       Developed and commercialized new products, including scaling up new developments to Manufacturing.

Noavaran Goony, Iran 

Senior Consultant                                                                                                         Jan 2002- Sep 2003

•       Guided development of tape-yarn manufacturing process and woven sacks made from them.

•       Performed variety of quality control tasks in compliance with regulatory agency and customer requirements.

•       Trained field service engineers on performing quality assurance to maintain systems necessary for continued registration to appropriate quality standards.

Textile Engineering Department, Yazd University, Iran 

Academic Lecturer                                                                                                       Sep 1999- Sep 2003

•       Manufactured polypropylene polyblend polymer and alloy fibers for improving their functionality in the pilotscale systems from immiscible polymer mixtures.

•       Optimized process variables to improve functionality of the polypropylene polyblend polymers and alloy fibers.

•       Performed variety of analytical experiments to characterize morphological, structural and chemical alteration of polypropylene polymers due to polyblending process.

 

EDUCATION  

•           Ph.D., Polymer and Fiber science (University of California, Davis)                                    Sep 2008 

Dissertation: “Functionalization of Olefin Polymers and Fibers through Free-Radical Graft Polymerization in Reactive Extrusion”

•           M.Sc. Fiber science and Textile Chemistry (IUT, Iran) (magna cum laude)                        Feb 1999

Thesis: “Investigation of Internal Frictional Forces within Soft Materials”

•           B.Sc. Fiber science and Textile Chemistry (IUT, Iran) (magna cum laude)                         Sep 1996

 

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Analytical Expertise

·         Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (FTIR), Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy(ATR-FTIR), Confocal Raman Spectroscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Tensile Testing (Instron), Confocal Laser Microscopy, Fluorescent Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), X-ray Diffractometry (XRD), X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), High-performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy (UV-VIS), Reflectance spectroscopy, Optical Microscopy

Processing Expertise

•       Capillary and cone-plate Rheometers, Twin and Single Screw Extruders, Internal Mixers, Melt-flow Indicator, Electrospinning devices, Melt and Wet spinning facilities

Laboratory Techniques

•       Cell Culture, Immunofluorescent Staining and Imaging, Microcontact Printing, Sterile Technique, Polymer Synthesis and Purifications, Macro/nanoparticle encapsulation, Antimicrobial Assessment Standard Tests Applied for Polymer and Fibers

Information Databases

•       Thomson Innovation®, Patbase®, Patent Mapping, Dialog®, STN®, SciFinder®, Technology and intellectual property analysis, Market Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Innovation

Patents Granted & Applications   

Parker, K. K., Badrossamay, M. R., Goss, J. A., US9738046- Methods for the Fabrication of Polymeric Fibers”; Aug 2017.

Parker, K. K., Badrossamay, M. R., Goss, J. A., US9410267- “Methods & Devices for the Fabrication of 3D Polymeric Fibers”, Oct 2016.

Badrossamay, M. R., Ebata, Y., US2015220956.

Parker, K. K., Badrossamay, M. R., Agarwal, A., US2015253307. 

Parker, K. K., Badrossamay, M. R., Goss, J. A., McIlwee, H.A., US2013312638. 

Sun, G., Badrossamay, M. R., US20090197084A1.

 

Publications (Selected)  

Book chapter

“Enhancing Hygiene/Animicrobial Properties of Polyolefins”, Badrossamay, M.R., Sun, G., “In: Polyolefin fibers: industrial and medical applications”, Woodhead Publishing, 2009, pp. 262-287.

Peer-Reviewed (17 in total)

Deravi, L.F., Badrossamay, M.R., et.al, “Design and Fabrication of Fibrous Nanomaterials Using Pull Spinning”; Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2017, 302.

Badrossamay, M. R. “High-Temperature Filled Polytetrafluoroethylene Seals in jet engine lubrication systems”; Future Developments in Aerospace Technology- SAE E34 Symposium, Sep 2016.

McIlwee Golecki, Badrossamay, M.R., et.al., “Effect of Solvent Evaporation on Fiber Morphology in Rotary Jet Spinning”, Langmuir, 30 (44), 2014.

Badrossamay, M.R., et.al. 2014; “Engineering Hybrid Polymer-Protein Super-Aligned Nanofibers via Rotary Jet Spinning”, Biomaterials, 35, 3188.

Mellado, P., Badrossamay, M.R., et.al. 2011; “A Simple Model for Nanofiber Formation by Rotary Jet Spinning”, Applied Physics Letter, 99(20), 203107.

Badrossamay, M.R., et.al. 2010; “Nanofiber Assemblies by Rotary jet-Spinning”, Nano Letters, 10(6), 2257.