Film Coalescence and Coalescing Surfactants: Mechanism of Action and Practical Application of These Unique Multifunctional Wetting Agents in Low VOC Coatings
Ingrid Meier received her B.S. in Chemistry from Ursinus College and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from Princeton University. She has more than 30 years’ industrial experience as both a senior scientist as well as in regional and global technical managerial positions. Her expertise has been primarily focused on developing new products and building chemical structure-property knowledge related to additives used in Coatings, Inks, Adhesives, Construction and Electronics applications. Since October 2018, Ingrid has served as Head of Applied Research & Technology, Decorative Coatings and Inks Americas for Evonik’s Coating Additives business line. She is responsible for applications development, technical service and new product development for additives used in architectural and wood coatings, flooring, pigment concentrates and graphic arts applications.