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Dara L. Woerdeman, Ph.D. (President & CEO)
is the founder and CEO of Green Materials, LLC. Dr. Woerdeman has over 20 years of experience as a research investigator in materials science in the United States, Belgium and France. In 1996-97, Dr. Woerdeman was invited to join the laboratory of Nobel Prize Winner Pierre G. de Gennes’ Laboratory of Condensed Matter Physics at the Collège de France. She has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, and regularly lectures at scientific conferences in the area of bio-based materials. Dr. Woerdeman is also a 2006 recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Breen Leadership in Green Chemistry Award. She holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. and M.A. in Chemistry and Applied Science from the College of William and Mary.