Atul Tiwari, PhD, CChem, FRSC

Dr. Atul Tiwari, Advisor and Chairman of the Taksha Smart & Sustainable Materials Center (TSSMC), is a conferred Fellow at The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and currently serves as CEO of Flora Coatings in Phoenix, Arizona, US. Previously, Dr. Tiwari has served as a research faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii, US. He has achieved double subject majors, in Organic Chemistry as well as Mechanical Engineering. He has also received PhD in Polymer Materials Science along with the earned Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist status from the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. Dr. Tiwari is an active member of several professional bodies in the UK, US, and India. His area of research interest includes the development of smart materials including silicones, coatings, graphene and bio-inspired biomaterials for various industrial applications. Towards his primary interest in developing new materials, he has created several international patented/patent pending technologies. He has also published 19 reference books and over 80 research articles related to materials science and engineering.