Julia DiCorleto is the Director of Saint-Gobain’s R&D Center in Northboro, MA. Julia previously held the position of General Manager of the Foams & Tapes Business, a division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, and a world leader in specialty tapes for bonding, protection and insulation.
Dr. DiCorleto began her career in Saint-Gobain in Research & Development. She joined Saint-Gobain Abrasives in 1995 as a Research Supervisor in the company’s bonded abrasives business. Over the years, she held various positions of increasing responsibility in R&D for the Abrasives and Performance Plastics Divisions.
She holds a B.S. in chemical engineering & materials science from the University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT) and a PhD in Polymer Science/Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA). Prior to her industrial career Julia spent two years at the JJ Thomson Physical Laboratory at the University of Reading (Reading, England).