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Lisa Graham

Lisa Graham

Dr. Lisa Graham, Engineer and Business leader

 Bend, OR

Serves through June 30, 2018
Board of Trustees Chair
Executive Committee Chair

Dr. Lisa Graham is CEO and founder of Alkemy Innovation, an engineering company founded on the premise that there is a new opportunity to rethink the approach to process development in the life sciences and pharmaceutical markets. Her strong business background was developed through her leadership roles with various companies (n-Link/PARADIGM, Bend Research (now Lonza), and Union Carbide) as the COO, Senior Vice President, CEO, and Chief Scientist.

Dr. Graham currently serves on Oregon State University’s Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) Industrial Advisory Board (2007-Present) and the Governor's STEM Investment Council (2013-Present). She served on the Oregon University System's Engineering and Technology Industry Council (ETIC) (2008-14), Oregon Institute of Technology President’s Advisory Council (PAC) (2010-16),  STEM Access and Success Task Force (2012), State Board of Higher Education (2014-15), and Central Oregon STEM Hub Advisory Board (2014-16).

She holds a B.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University. She is a Registered Professional Engineer in Oregon and is registered with the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying. She was inducted into OSU's Academy of Distinguished Engineers in 2016, has authored 15 scientific papers and 26 professional presentations, and hold two patents.