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Carlo Scaccia

  • 252 CBEC
    151 W. Woodruff Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-688-8254


Carlo Scaccia brought thirty years of experience in the chemical industry as a researcher and executive officer when he joined the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. His research interests encompass polymers, composites, adhesives/sealants/coatings, three-phase reactor dynamics, fermentation/biochemistry, rheology, thermal oxidation, water treatment, instrumentation and bench scale-pilot plant-commercial operations. After receiving his PhD from SUNY, he joined Dow/Union Carbide where he conducted and directed research on new process/product development. He subsequently joined Ashland Inc. as VP of Research and later as Officer-VP and General Manager of the Specialty Polymers & Adhesives Division. Most recently, he held the concurrent positions of General Manager US Operations and VP of Global Technology at Sensient Technologies in the food and beverage flavors industry. The eleven patents he was granted have been commercialized. He has published several articles and previously taught undergraduate courses at SUNY and OSU. He holds a registered professional engineer license and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School- Advanced Management Program.


  • 2002

    Outstanding Innovator Award. .

  • 2001

    Long-Term Financial Performance Recognition award. .