Dr. Amy Haghdoos
About Dr. Amy
Dr. Amy Haghdoost is president and co-founder of Maxterial, Inc. Amy and her co-founder, Dr. Mehdi Karagr, were the main inventors of the company’s technology. In addition to a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, she holds another master’s degree in Materials Science and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Amy was always interested in industrial production, and in particular, in sustainable approaches and practices. This interest was mainly planted in her during her childhood when she was accompanying her dad on his trips to different factories. Before Maxterial, she worked for three years in a small company on energy auditing projects that required visits to different sugar and oil factories.