PhD Delia Richelle

Dr. Delia is Senior Engineer, Roofing Product Research at Owens Corning Science & Technology. 
She employs customer insights to streamline the product development cycle for geosynthetics, roofing shingles and roofing accessory product lines. 
Her previous roles at Owens Corning include process development for residential insulation; life cycle assessments to support the corporate sustainability initiatives; and monitoring building code advancements for the organization’s government affairs department. 
In her 5 years with the company, she has authored 9 internal research publications. 
Dr. Delia completed her PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013. 
Her graduate work leveraged self-assembling small molecules to create biomimetic architectures within three-dimensional soft polymer scaffolds to mimic systems found in vivo.