Andrew Dent, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Materials Research
Dr. Andrew Dent, EVP of Materials Research at Material ConneXion and Chief Material Scientist at SANDOW, is known for his integrated approach to problem solving. He has worked in both academia and industry at Cambridge University, Rolls Royce, the U.S. Navy, NASA, and the British Ministry of Defense.
For over 20 years Andrew has helped clients from start-ups and Fortune 500 companies take their products and spaces to the next-level through innovative material selection and a unique cross-industry perspective.
Co-author of the Material Innovation book series published by Thames & Hudson, and a frequent speaker on sustainable material strategies at events such as TEDxGrandRapids and TEDNYC, Dr. Dent is ever ready to solve design problems with unexpected material solutions.