FPInnovations is very proud to share the news that Wadood Hamad, Principal Scientist and Research Leader of the Transformation and interfaces group, was recently awarded the 2018 TAPPI Nanotechnology Division Technical Award—an award conferred by The Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI). This is an award and international recognition for both Wadood and FPInnovations for the great work on cellulose nanomaterials.
Wadood’s specialization lies in materials development and characterization, with particular focus on cellulose nanocrystals and filaments. Wadood and his team focus on conducting advanced research, and aim to produce sustainable and innovative solutions in flexible organic electronics, emulsions, gels, foams, and nanocomposites for a multitude of industrial, medical and consumer products.
On behalf of everyone at FPInnovations, congratulations Wadood!