Ruth Arias joins NRI as a Chemical Engineer having graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Centro Universitario Jose Antonio Echevarria (CUJAE), Cuba. Ms. Arias is continuing her education and is nearing completion of her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Keiser University, and expects to graduate in the spring of 2013.
Ms. Arias’ background includes performing research and development of carbon nanotubes and synthesis of metallic colloids. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry focusing on laboratory ing, quantitative chemical analysis, and compliance with regulatory requirements. She has worked in the area of Quality Control for incoming materials and is a Lean Six Sigma White Belt.
Ms. Arias’ responsibilities at NRI include performing incoming Quality Control and Acceptance ing, performing chemical compatibility ing on NRI’s products, and performing product validation ing. She is also responsible for establishing polyurethane and epoxy cure profile parameters and will be assisting in maintaining NRI’s Material Safety Data Sheets.