While a project developer for 3M’s Consumer and Office business, Dr. Hardy guided the development of various adhesives, tapes, and home cleaning products.
Young Scientist Challenge Role:
3M Technical Manager
3M Business Unit:
Safety & Graphics Business Laboratory
Meet Dr. Hardy. Dr. Cordell Hardy manages the Materials Group in 3M’s Safety & Graphics Business Laboratory. Hardy leads research interests for his group including particulate and chemical filtration materials, protective and optical coating formulation, specialty films and nonwovens processing. Hardy previously held several roles as a product developer and supervisor in 3M’s Consumer and Office business, where he guided the development of various adhesives, tapes, and home cleaning products.
Hardy joined 3M in 2003 after obtaining a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.