During Jackson's tenure with 3M he has worked on a wide variety of products, including medical and dental devices, adhesives, and most recently, the ScotchgardTM and Scotch-Brite® brands.
Young Scientist Challenge Role:
3M Chemical Engineer
3M Business Unit:
3M Protective Materials
Eric Jackson, a chemical engineer in the 3M Protective Materials Division, started working at 3M in 1995 as a project engineer. He became a process engineer shortly after, working with polymers, specialty chemicals, and ceramics. During Jackson's tenure he has worked on a wide variety of 3M products, including medical and dental devices, abrasives, tinted auto window films, adhesives, liquid filtration, and most recently, the ScotchgardTM and Scotch-Brite® brands.
Jackson came to 3M with what most would call an unusual background. After receiving a B.A. in music, Jackson spent twenty years working for a number of record and production companies.