Lubrizol Life Science innovation would not be possible without our brilliant scientists and researchers. This is the latest in a series of profiles of the men and women behind our products.
Scientist: Xia Jiang
Title: Senior application scientist, Lubrizol Skin Essentials, Asia Pacific Region
Years with Lubrizol: 3
Education: PhD in Materials Science, Oxford University and bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Years of experience: 7
Focus: Formulating active and functional ingredients for skin care in the Asia Pacific region and promoting their adoption.
Recent accomplishments: Won the 2019 Young Scientists Award at the 14th Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists Conference for her work on Avalure™ Flex 6CC polymer. Helped discover new applications for AlgaPūr™ High Stability High Oleic algae oil and Argireline® Amplified peptide.
Quote: “I’m interested in making people look and feel better. The active formulations I help develop can literally change skin conditions and make people feel good. It’s very satisfying.”