New Staff Appointments
Shruti Patel Research Associate
Shruti Patel is a recent graduate from Rutgers University and holds a BA in Biological Sciences. She has a research background from Rutgers and Princeton University with a focus on antibiotics and proteins. She joined TRI Princeton in September 2016. Here at TRI she is contributing towards various mechanical testing of hair care. She is also helping towards developing new innovative approaches to better service the Personal Care Industry.
Ben Mac Research Associate
Ben Mac earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and proceeded to work at Gelest Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of silanes, silicones, and metal-organics. During his time there, he gained extensive knowledge on the development of safe, cost-effective, and efficient synthetic routes. As a process engineer, he was highly involved in the development, configuration and optimization of industrial processes from inception through to start up. At TRI, Ben currently enjoys the position of Research Associate and works on the mechanical testing and evaluation of claims for global hair products.