Damian A. Hajduk, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research and Development
Dr. Hajduk comes to Crop Enhancement with over twenty years of management and research experience in a broad range of advanced materials technologies. Before joining Crop Enhancement, Dr. Hajduk was Vice President of R&D for Keenwawa Inc., leading activities in food and consumer science. Previously, he was Chief Scientific Officer at Landec Corporation, a manufacturer of seed treatments for agriculture, packaging technologies for the food industry, packaged vegetables and salads for retail and food service, and biopolymers for medical applications. Before that, he served in several scientific and executive roles at Symyx Technologies, developing innovative, polymer-based products for fields including home and personal care, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture. Dr. Hajduk earned his M.A. and his Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University, and his B.A. in Physics from Dartmouth College. During his post-doctoral research at Princeton and at the University of Minnesota, he focused on the behavior of polymers in multicomponent systems. He has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, and he is a named inventor on over 50 US and foreign patents and applications.