Early Career Chemist

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    Dara Bobb-Semple

    Dara Bobb-Semple, a rotation engineer with Lam Research and Stanford Alum, explains how high school struggles with chemistry nearly derailed her career dreams, until a particular teacher came along who helped Dara leave her struggles behind, and reignite her professional aspirations

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    Lori Ana Valentín

    Lori Ana Valentín, a forensic scientist with the New York State Police, shares details on a fascinating job that allows her to apply chemistry to law enforcement

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    Souvagya Biswas

    Souvagya Biswas, an associate research scientist working for Dow, shares his journey from India to Midland, MI, and his work in an academic-industry collaboration with UCSB

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    Eugenia Narh Baawuo

    An early career chemist, Eugenia Narh Baawuo of DeWolf Chemical, explains how her career in cosmetic chemistry/personal care has evolved, and how her choice of mentors has evolved along with it

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    Brandon Presley

    Brandon Presley of The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson shares his passion for analytical chemistry, scholarship programs, and science-themed t-shirts

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    Kristin Nuzzio

    Kristin Nuzzio of PPG offers advice for making the transition from managing experiments to managing people

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    Juan Carlos Ramos

    Juan Carlos Ramos of HP outlines an ambitious future for the manufacture of metal parts

  • Brandon Wenning image
    Brandon Wenning

    Brandon Wenning of Roswell Biotechnologies shares his dual passion for chemistry and music

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    Candice Pelligra

    Candice Pelligra of Axalta Coatings Systems details the colorful field of automobile coatings R&D

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    Bridget Woolley

    Bridget Woolley of Chemours takes us behind the scenes of her analytical testing laboratory

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    Tara Kennedy Griffiths

    Tara Kennedy Griffiths reveals the vital role chemists play at Hershey’s largest manufacturing site

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    Ivona Sasimovich

    Early career chemist Ivona Sasimovich takes us behind the scenes of the flavor industry

  • Manibarsha Goswami image
    Manibarsha Goswami

    Meet the materials chemist facilitating the production of novel logic - and memory-chips

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    Josh Kaitz

    Josh Kaitz of DuPont provides insight into the fast-paced world of lithography R&D

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    James Walker

    Dow's James Walker shares his passion for chemistry and volunteering with NOBCChE to provide after-school STEM programming for K-12 students