Somlai, Louis

Somlai, Louis

Executive Director of Engineering at Eli Lilly and Company

Louis Somlai is a senior technical leader in the Delivery Devices and Connected Solutions (DDCS) organization of Eli Lilly and Company. Medical devices & drug delivery systems are products of science, engineering, and medicine: 3 areas of enormous interest to Louis.
Louis has 20+ years of research & development, commercialization, and manufacturing experience (end-to-end) in the areas of materials, container closure systems, medical devices, and drug delivery systems. Injection Molding & Extrusion (plastics transformation processes; plastics structure-property relationships) are his areas of subject matter expertise. Working collaboratively Louis has successfully driven product development, innovation, and continuous improvement within every organization he has worked.
Louis holds a B.Sc. (Applied Chemistry) from the University of Calgary, a Ph.D. (Polymer Science & Engineering) from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Plastics Engineering) from Case Western Reserve University. Louis completed his MBA (Management) from Delta State University.
Louis is an active member of the Society of Plastics Engineers – volunteering on the SPE Finance Committee, Medical Plastics Division Board of Directors (currently Chair of the Board), European Medical Polymers Division, and within the Central Indiana SPE chapter.

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Global Impact of PFAS on Medical Polymers & Devices
Monday, February 5 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana