Luke is an Unreasonable Fellow. Luke was part of Unreasonable Impact Americas 2020.
Luke is the founder and CEO of Natural Fiber Welding (NFW). He is an analytical chemist (PhD)/materials scientist and entrepreneur with a passion to produce circular, high performance materials for a wide variety of applications. He has expertise in scalable business + technology solutions for the circular economy.
Luke has extensive experience with natural materials, nanomaterials, manufacturing technologies and automation. In addition to his work at NFW, Luke has a concurrent academic appointment as a research professor at Bradley University and has deep insights into academic research ecosystems having also been a prior research faculty at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Luke is an NSF I-Corp graduate and NFW has received multiple sponsored research projects with the U.S. Government from Luke's technical and entrepreneurial leadership.