Board Member, Industry Liaison Office Director - The Ohio State University
Sharell Mikesell, board member of Zyvex Technologies and current Industry Liaison Office Director at The Ohio State University, was very instrumental in the location of Zyvex Technologies, headquarted in Columbus, Ohio. Sharell is a former Owens Corning executive and was named the first Executive Director at the founding of the Ohio Polymer Strategy Council in March 2001. He served in this position until joining Ohio State in his current role in December 2008. His background includes a breadth of polymer and material technologies. Sharell has a PhD from University of Akron in Polymer Science, his M.S. in Physical Organic Chemistry at The Ohio State University, and his A.B. in Chemistry at Olivet Nazarene University.