Backed by more than two decades of professional experience in the areas of polymer material science, process engineering, product development and project leadership, Bridgette L. Gomillion-Williams has established herself as a renowned industry leader. Dr. Gomillion-Williams is currently engaged with the professional group Leaders in Materials Science for the purposes of attending networking events to connect with people who share her expertise. The objectives of the group are to research industry leaders, participate in industry discussions and evaluate innovations in the marketplace. Prior, from 2009 to 2017, Dr. Gomillion-Williams served as a technical research specialist for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, where she was responsible for working with soft polymer foams, manufacturing parts for medical devices, conducting on-site research into production problems, and supporting research and development teams. Additionally, she wrote and executed protocols, and offered support for the company’s manufacturing functions.
Dr. Gomillion-Williams paved the foundation of her career by earning a Bachelor of Science in polymer chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1990. That same year, she joined the team at Shaw Industries as an extrusion plant chemical engineer. In 2000, Dr. Gomillion-Williams furthered her education by receiving a Doctor of Philosophy in polymer science from Clemson University’s School of Material Science and Engineering. A few months later, she landed a position as a senior research engineer at The Dow Chemical Company. She served in that role through 2003 until being promoted to product development specialist, a position she held until 2009. Passionate and dedicated to her profession, Dr. Gomillion-Williams maintains affiliation with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Fiber Society, American Chemical Society and Society of Plastics Engineers.
Throughout the course of her career, Dr. Gomillion-Williams has been consistently recognized for her professional accomplishments. In 2002, she was the recipient of the Special Recognition Award from The Dow Chemical Company. She was featured among the Elite American Executives in 2011, 2015 and 2016, and among the Top Female Executives from 2012 to 2014 and 2016 to 2017. Additionally, Dr. Gomillion Williams was dubbed Professional of the Year multiple times, most recently in 2017. Notably, she has been featured in numerous editions of Pro-Files Magazine.
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