Dr. Dent is the Vice President of the Library & Materials Research at Material ConneXion. He received his Ph.D. in materials science from the University of Cambridge in England and plays a key role in Material ConneXion’s expansion of its technical knowledge base. Dr. Dent’s primary function is to direct research into innovative products and processes. His role includes coordinating the monthly jury selections that vote new materials into the our libraries in New York, Bangkok, Cologne and Milan as well as management of the physical library team and our online database. Dr. Dent is also charged with guiding the implementation of research in consultancy projects for our clients.