Dr. Habib Skaff is a synthetic chemist specializing in the area of nanotechnology, as well as founder and CEO of Intezyne Technologies.
Dr. Skaff received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. His doctoral studies involved the design of organic and polymeric ligands for the encapsulation of semiconductor nanoparticles and modification of the physical, optical, electronic, and assembly properties of the nanoparticles. He possesses a M.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (Honors) from the University of Florida. He has co-authored 11 peer-reviewed scientific papers and is a co-inventor on 18 pending or issued patents in the fields of chemistry, nanotechnology, and biotechnology.
Dr. Skaff co-founded Intezyne Technologies and serves as the company's Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dr. Skaff also held the position of President and is currently the Chairman of Skaff Corporation of America (Tampa, Florida). Dr. Skaff serves as a member of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council and as an advisor for the USF Center for Entrepreneurship.