By Rhonda Ward

Paul Nahass

Dr. Paul Nahass, Director of the Industrial Affiliates Program, IMS

The Institute of Materials Science is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Nahass has joined IMS as the new Industrial Affiliates Program Director.

Paul is a veteran manager with an extensive industrial background in materials R&D. He has worked at companies including Cabot Corporation, Aspen Aerogels, and Albany International, as well as several startups, including one he co-founded. He has broad materials application experience in nanotechnology, defense and aerospace, metals and ceramics, textiles, electronics, paper, plastics, wearable technology, consumer products, medical devices, and energy-efficiency. He is well-practiced in government funding, including numerous industry-academic partnerships. He has a Ph.D. in materials science, and Bachelors and Masters in chemical engineering, all from MIT, and is relocating to the area from Boston.