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Emily Rosenthal-Kim

  • Program Director, TEC, Center for Innovation Strategi
  • 252 Mason Hall
    250 W Woodruff Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210


Emily is a polymer enthusiast with practical and research experience in the rubber manufacturing and biomedical industries. She joined the TEC Institute team in July of 2015 as a project manager to assist the team in advancing the market impact of innovative technologies. To support the MEP, Emily manages client-focused market research assessment and commercialization strategy projects. Additionally, she mentors TEC’s corps of graduate student analysts to provide useful and timely information.

Before joining the TEC Institute, Emily held simultaneous appointments with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Ohio State University (OSU) and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Akron as a postdoctoral researcher. She has also held industrial research positions within the rubber manufacturing industry in Ohio and Illinois. Emily earned a Ph.D. in Polymer Science at the University of Akron in 2013, and a B.S. in Chemistry from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2008. She also holds an A.A.S in Rubber Technology from the Ferris State University in Michigan and has been actively involved in the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society since 2003.