Irina holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from Florida Institute of Technology, Florida, USA and has 13 years of experience as a chemist specializing in earth-friendly personal care products, construction materials, packaging, automotive industries and chemical plastic recycling.
Irina’s commitment to GreenMantra Technologies began in 2016 in the role of Senior Application (or Product) Scientist. Irina’s laboratory work has been instrumental in demonstrating the value of GreenMantra’s products in end applications such as roofing, road, and plastics processing.
Irina holds several patents related to GreenMantra’s innovations. Examples of Irina’s accomplishments include segueing sustainable GreenMantra materials in roofing shingles, developing low-odor versions of GreenMantra’s materials and leading application development in plastic processing both internally and by partnering with external labs.
Irina is one of the leaders for the internship program at GreenMantra and is passionate about her role in guiding and mentoring the next generation of scientists. She also serves on GreenMantra’s social committee at GreenMantra and enjoys helping plan events that contribute to comradery and morale among the GreenMantra team.