Dr. Michael Washington began his career at Reaxis in 2019 as the Research and Development Team Leader and swiftly progressed to the role of Technical Manager. His tenure at Reaxis has been marked by a steadfast commitment to cultivating a team of industry professionals focused on becoming experts in the field of metal-based additives, with a distinct emphasis on catalysis. Under his guidance, the R&D team has consistently formulated cutting-edge products that are seamlessly entering diverse markets to address current challenges. In his role as the Technical Director, Dr. Washington is dedicated to crafting customer journeys that empower individuals to cultivate a heightened sense of control and self-assurance in their utilization of Reaxis’ products. Dr. Washington obtained his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. He went on to serve as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Ophthalmic Biomaterials Laboratory within the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh before assuming a position at Reaxis.