The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) has announced that Krish Vora, Ph.D., senior research specialist with the Electrical Market Division of 3M Co., will serve as chair of its 2010 Annual Meeting, taking place September 12-14 in San Antonio, Texas.

Vora joined 3M in 1981 after receiving his doctorate in chemistry from the University of North Dakota. In 1988, he joined the Electrical Market Division of the company in Austin, Texas, where he developed products in the area of cold-shrink, rubber and plastic tapes, thermoset epoxy and polyurethane resins, mastics and sealants, and heat-shrink. In addition to four years of managerial experience with the electrical marketplace, he spent one year setting up a 3M laboratory in India . Vora’s current research interest is in the area of thermoset resins for electrical application. He holds three U.S. patents and has authored six external publications.

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