Dr. Sudipto Das is the global R&D leader for reactive hot melt technology and global R&D business partner for the woodworking, panels, and composite markets at H.B. Fuller. He has extensive knowledge in the formulation of polyurethane adhesives, specifically reactive hot melt adhesives (RHM), for a wide variety of markets such as woodworking, durable assembly, electronics among other. He holds a PhD in polymer science & engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S. He has authored several patents and have worked on multiple global platform projects. He currently resides in Luneburg, Germany managing the RHM R&D for Engineering Adhesives business unit.