Robert Pangborn, Chairman
FORMER HEAD OF R&D AT DOW CHEMICALMember of the Board of Directors of SiO2 Materials Sciences and the former head of Dow Chemical’s central R&D department, Dr. Pangborn is responsible for assembling the R&D project team. He assesses R&D skill sets needed and staffs the project with the best people in their relevant fields. He meets regularly with the principal scientists and provides technical guidance to the project. Dr. Pangborn holds a PhD in Physics from Dartmouth University, as well as, a PMD from Harvard University.
INSTITUTE PROFESSOR, MIT
Dr. Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT. He served as a member of the United States Food and Drug Administration’s SCIENCE Board, the FDA’s highest advisory board, from 1995-2002 and as its Chairman from 1999-2002. Dr. Langer consults with SiO2 Medical Products, Inc. on the requirements of emerging injectable drug compounds and ensures the compatibility of SiO2 Materials Science’s plasma-coated, pre-filled syringe products. He also reviews SiO2 Materials Science’s key patent filings on the plasma coating system. Dr. Langer is a former Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at MIT Department of Chemical Engineering, Whitaker College of Health Sciences, Technology, and Management, and the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from MIT.