Director of Sustainable Chemistry
The Dow Chemical Company
Dr. Wallin is the director of Sustainable Chemistry for The Dow Chemical Company. She leads the 2015 Sustainable Chemistry Goal project team, which is integrating sustainable chemistry across all disciplines, functions, and businesses within Dow. She also leads the company’s Life Cycle Assessment Expert Group. In addition to her work at Dow, Dr. Wallin is a member of California’s Green Ribbon Science Panel and the External Advisory Boards for the Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute and the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan. She is also a trustee of the Midland County Educational Services Agency. She has also co-authored several publications and patents. Dr. Wallin began her career at Dow as a process chemist in the Agricultural Chemicals Department, and has worked for the company in a variety of capacities in both research and development and public affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Carleton College and a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.