R&D Director Organics, Polymers & Organometallics Core Research & Development
The Dow Chemical Company
Jamie L Cohen is the R&D Director for Organics, Polymers & Organometallics in Core R&D and is currently responsible for global capability development within synthetic organic and polymer technologies as well as homogeneous catalysis with applicability to a range of Dow businesses. She collaborates closely with business R&D partners to drive execution of a portfolio of business and corporate innovation-funded projects.
Prior to being named R&D Director, Jamie was Associate R&D Director for CMP Slurry responsible for leading global R&D activities for the slurry business within the Chemical Mechanical Planarization Technology business group in the Electronic Materials business group. With teams in Newark, DE and Hsinchu, Taiwan, she was responsible for managing a broad portfolio of slurry product technologies and helped facilitate close engagement with customers to improve their processes and enable them to solve critical challenges through slurry product placement. Jamie also managed an inovation portfolio to provide customers with step-out product performance in fast-paced electronics-based technology segments and led a team focused on product development, process optimization, and scale-up of commercial slurry products.
Jamie joined Dow on the Research Assignments Program and was sponsored by Analytical Sciences. She worked in Core R&D and in the Dow Energy Materials (DEM) business as a project leader for various platforms including inorganic electrode materials and organic electrolytes for high-voltage lithium ion battery applications. Jamie also spent nearly two years in R&D strategy and corporate strategy roles reporting directly to the Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer of The Dow Chemical Company, where she provided assistance in planning and implementation of R&D strategic initiatives, technical communications, external relations, R&D portfolio management and technology strategy development. She has co-authored over 55 internal research publications and is a member of the Electrochemical Society. Jamie received her PhD in Chemistry from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in 2007 and joined Dow the same year.