Dr. Seo is the Director of Research and Development of Volexion, Inc., and an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellow and technical representative of Volexion for the Chain Reaction Innovations startup incubator program at Argonne National Laboratory. Under this cooperative research agreement supported by the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, Dr. Seo is overseeing Volexion’s commercialization efforts and funding over two years. He is also leading a Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project funded by National Science Foundation as Principal Investigator. He received B.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University with a second major in Economics and a certificate of Management for Scientists and Engineers from the Kellogg School of Management. He is a co-author on more than 20 publications with over 1,000 total citations and a co-inventor on 5 issued and pending patents on nanomaterial processing and scale-up technologies.