Title: Technical Research Specialist
Company: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Location: Beaverton, MI United States
With nearly 30 years of experience in chemical engineering, a Ph.D. in polymer science and a Bachelor of Science in polymer chemistry, Bridgette L. Gomillion-Williams is highly and uniquely qualified for her role as a technical research specialist for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation, which provides performance materials such as glass, polymers and composites. She is responsible for working with soft polymer foams, manufacturing parts for medical devices and conducting on-site research. She also acts as support for research and development teams, supports the manufacturing functions and writes and executes protocols.
An expert in polymer material science and engineering, with specialized experience in reactive extrusion and foaming, Dr. Gomillion-Williams became involved in her profession after majoring in chemical engineering and working with the Dow Chemical Company. Her innovativeness and natural curiosity have led to her many years of success. Her greatest career achievement to date was inventing the Continuous Flow Chaotic Mixer, patent number 6902805, in 2005. Looking to the future, she hopes to continue to pursue new opportunities to broaden her expertise in material science, including teaching at the college level and forming collaborations with university to create new opportunities.
Dr. Gomillion-Williams is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Fiber Society, the American Chemical Society, and the Society of Plastics Engineers. When she is not working, she enjoys golfing, reading and playing the piano and the flute.
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