Christopher K. Haas portrait

Christopher K. Haas

Fellow
Office
OSS 228
Hours
By appointment
Phone
651-962-5750
Mail
University of St. Thomas
Mail OSS 100
2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Polymers and Materials Science
  • Plastic Extrusion and Processing
  • Product Development and Program Management
  • Optical Security Features for Documents

Career Highlights

Dr. Chris Haas is an Engineering Fellow for the University of St Thomas School of Engineering with over 20 years of industry experience at 3M and Gemalto.  His early research work included processing biodegradable/renewable resource polymers, foams, and oriented films. Since 2001 he has focused mainly on developing currency, passport, and identification card products, including novel currency substrates, passport security features, and card technologies. His products have generated over $250 MM worth of revenue. Dr. Haas has seventeen issued patents.

Academic History

PhD in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1997
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1993

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