Sustainability Spotlight Webinar Series: Integrating Sustainable Chemistry and Innovation into Product Design


Learn how The Woodbridge Group is integrating chemistry and sustainability into their solutions and how they are using the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry when designing products for the automotive sector.


Dr. Hamdy Khalil, Senior Global Director for Advanced Technologies and Innovation

Hamdy Khalil has worked for Woodbridge Corporation for 25 years and is presently the Senior Global Director for Advanced Technologies and Innovation. He pioneered the selection, development and commercialization of renewable materials into the Polyurethane technology used in the manufacturing of automotive interior parts. His pioneering work is this area is now the benchmark for the global automotive industry. Prior to Woodbridge, Khalil held senior technical position at Labatt’s Pharmaceutical Division, Polysar Corporation, and the BF Goodrich Company.

Khalil is an adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph, member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Research in the Bio  Economy ( CRIBE); Co-Chair of the Ontario BioAutocouncil Board of Directors; member of the NRC steering committee for bio-product development; member of the Scientific Advisory Panel for the business lead ArboraNano; The Chair of the Industry Panel for Automotive.

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