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Bolt Threads: Way Better Materials For A Way Better World

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Jeroen Visjager Lead Principal Engineer, Materials PD

Internationally oriented professional with product development as well as product management experience, interested in strategic roles with focus on business and market development opportunities.

Technical knowledge of engineering thermoplastics (POM, Polyester, PPS, LCP, PCT). Developed expertise in polymer processing (e.g., extrusion, spinning and injection molding), rheology, mechanical and thermal analysis, optical microscopy and x-ray diffraction.

Develop scalable, economically viable processes for the production of natively inspired bio-derived materials with sustainability, performance and market advantages.

Published 12 articles and 6 patents.

Specialties: MSc in Chemical Engineering and PhD in Material Science (Polymer Technology); Six Sigma Green Belt trained (trained).

Way Better Materials For A Way Better World

We are a 21st century company on a quest to apply a biological process as old as existence itself: the evolution and transformation of our world into something better. Inspired by nature. Devoted to science. Explore:

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Earlier Event: May 13
Stanford University
Later Event: May 14
UC Berkeley