Shannon R. Woodruff

Alternate Councilor
HP Inc.

Shannon has been an ACS member since 2007. Shortly after joining, he served as an ACS student chapter president (2007-2010), helping to earn the chapter’s first-ever Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award (2009). He has been an active member of the Heart O’ Texas, DFW, and San Diego Local Section. He has previously served as the webmaster for the SDACS website and has served as an alternate councilor since 2018.

Shannon received his B.S. degrees in chemistry and cell biology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (2010). He went on to earn his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from Southern Methodist University (2015), studying controlled/“living” radical polymerization and post-polymerization modifications under the advisement of Professor Nicolay Tsarevsky. During graduate school, Shannon also worked as a consultant for Resolution Biomedical in Tustin, CA. Since January 2016, he has been an R&D chemist at HP Inc., being responsible for developing new materials and agents for the Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing platform.

Shannon is an active reviewer for the Journal of Chemical Education, has co-directed several chemistry camps, and was a semifinalist in the ACS ChemChamps science communication competition (2014). He is dedicated to enhancing the public’s view of chemistry via educational outreach and science communication.