Dr. Hamdy Khalil
Global Technical Director for Research and Product Development
Dr. Hamdy Khalil pioneered the introduction and commercialization of renewable materials into the polyurethane chemistry used in the interior automotive parts manufacturing which is now the benchmark for the industry.
Prior to his present position at Woodbridge Foam Corporation - a major manufacturer of flexible moulded polyurethane foam for the global automotive industry- Hamdy held positions at Labatt's in the pharmaceutical Division, for PolySar Corporation as analytical laboratory supervisor and as Senior Technical Manager for BFGoodrich.
He introduced and published groundbreaking chemistries in:
He has coauthored patents in:
Hamdy sits on the scientific advisory committee of FPInnovations and on the NRC steering committee for Bio-products development. His first passion is the mentoring and the customized development of young scientists and technical personnel.
Dr. Khalil holds a BSc with majors in chemistry and physics from the University of Alexandria in Egypt, MSc in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cairo University Egypt and a PhD from Windsor University.