Vipul Dave', PhD

Vipul Dave', PhD

Senior Materials Engineering Fellow at Johnson & Johnson

Dr. Vipul Davé joined Johnson & Johnson in 1996 and held several roles of increasing responsibility within the Medical Device and Consumer Sectors of the company. He is currently a Senior Materials Engineering Fellow in the Applied Technology & Innovation group in the Supply Chain Strategy, Innovation & Deployment organization. Vipul's research has focused on the fundamental understanding of structure-property-processing relationships of materials for health care applications. Vipul holds a PhD in Materials Engineering Science from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA and an MS in Polymer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA. Vipul is an inventor of over 28 granted US patents and 50 US patent applications, authored over 30 peer reviewed publications in journals and books, and presented over 80 papers at technical conferences. Vipul was elected as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's (AIMBE) College of Fellows in 2013; and as a Fellow of Society of Plastics Engineers in 2017. Vipul is an Industrial Advisory Board Member for the Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Massachusetts Lowell, and the Division Chair of the Medical Plastics Division of Society Plastics Engineers.