Rod Ray - Ph.D., P.E.

Scientific and Business Advisory Board Member

Dr. Ray is a member of Capsugel and Bend Research's Scientific and Business Advisory Board.  He has worked at Bend Research since 1983.  During his time there, Dr. Ray has held numerous positions specializing in the development and commercialization of a wide range of products.  He has been instrumental in directing the management of large-scale programs to advance pharmaceutical compounds through the development process to commercialization, serving as the primary management contact for client companies.  In addition to his expertise in advancing pharmaceutical processes and products, Dr. Ray has extensive experience in commercializing diverse products for the electronics, energy, medical, agricultural, and space industries. 

Dr. Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Oregon State University and a master’s degree and doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado - Boulder.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado and Oregon.  Dr. Ray holds 21 U.S. patents and has 41 scientific publications.