Faisal Syed obtained his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in the same subject from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. He also earned an MBA from WPI in managing technological innovations and process development.
He now serves as project manager of the plastics division at Houston-based Chemical Market Resources Inc., a consulting firm focused on business research and strategic planning for clients concentrated in the chemical, petrochemical, plastics and allied industries. His work pertains to technology evaluation, new product opportunity analysis, product development strategies, and manufacturing cost analysis associated with polyolefins and related plastics.
Prior to joining CMR, Faisal work for 3M Co. in St. Paul, Minn., in the electronics material applications research division.