Director of Innovation Research
Mr. Razavi leads the early technology development and innovation team at Microvi, focusing on the conceptual development of new technologies and the company’s technology pipeline. He is responsible for Microvi’s research and development funding, including multi-million dollar grants, as well as a co-inventor of Microvi's core patent portfolio. As a key inventor behind the MicroNiche Engineering™ technology, Mr. Razavi has developed a number of tools in materials science, microbial ecology, and bioprocess development to provide enhanced bioconversion processes. Mr. Razavi is also a coordinator of Microvi’s joint research projects with various universities such as Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a degree in microbial biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and advanced training in engineering management from Stanford University.