Tuskegee University professor Dr. Michael Curry, among The Top 100 Magazine’s Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Tuskegee University professor Dr. Michael Curry, among The Top 100 Magazine’s Innovators and Entrepreneurs

July 20, 2022

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Dr. Michael L. Curry, associate professor of chemistry and adjunct affiliate professor of Elements Science and Engineering at Tuskegee College, has been named to The Prime 100 Magazine’s 2022 checklist of “Top 100 Innovators & Business owners.”

Broadly acknowledged planet chief

Dr. Curry has been acknowledged for his extensive do the job on reducing the world’s carbon footprint. The founder and CEO of Eco-Pleasant Plastic Materials, LLC, has been an award-winning investigate scientist given that 2005. He launched the company in 2018 to emphasis on revolutionizing plastics producing. Dr. Curry changed common plastics with a a lot more strong, prolonged-lasting, biodegradable substance that can decompose in a considerably shorter interval. Eco-Helpful Plastic Elements presents a number of products and services to change the standard plastic producing business. The team of chemical, substance, and manufacturing engineering professionals and researchers perform on eco-welcoming plastic study that offers value-productive and less harmful options for the sector by working with purely natural goods.

“I am exceptionally honored to be mentioned as just one of the Best 100 Innovators and Entrepreneurs by Top rated 100 Magazine. This recognition shines a spotlight on my whole exploration group – past and current college students – showcasing their commitment and resilience towards creating HBCU-impressed innovations. Far more importantly, this recognition highlights our efforts to continue Carver’s legacy of making use of scientific innovations to improve the schooling and financial landscape for disadvantaged communities.”

Dr. Curry, who has labored just about a decade in biorenewable development, was also recognized as a Black Record Maker in Alabama, in which he’s credited with building innovations that use cellulose to make biodegradable plastics. His research pursuits include his dedication to range, equity, and inclusion in STEM regions as he proceeds to notify the subsequent technology. As an affiliate professor in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Curry has noticeably contributed to HBCU-influenced innovations and STEM variety by means of his exploration and student mentoring. Most not long ago, Dr. Curry is the first professor at Tuskegee to obtain a U.S. patent with an African American university student co-inventor.

“As an HBCU school and researcher, I goal to enhance the number of hugely trained minority experts in just the STEM and entrepreneurship pipelines I want to strategically transfer the needle forward on minority-motivated innovation and powerfully influence the movement of STEM diversity,” said Curry.

Dr. Curry’s recognition adds to the numerous honors and accolade’s he’s obtained, which includes the STEM Summits Good results Scientist of the Yr Award nominee and the recipient of the 2021 Countrywide Corporation for the Professional Improvement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers’ HBCU Pioneer Award.

Dr. Curry holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and a B.S. in chemistry from the University of West Alabama.

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