Yijun Ye
Senior R&D Leader
Avery Dennison

Dr. Ye has over 25 years of industrial experience in adhesive development, plastic film products, and polymer stabilization. He currently serves as a Senior R&D Leader at Avery Dennison, where he manages multiple projects within the Durables & Specialty business, driving innovation and excellence in adhesive technology.

 Prior to his role at Avery Dennison, Dr. Ye spent a decade at Toray Plastics America, where he played a pivotal role in developing and commercializing PET film products for various industrial and packaging applications. He also served as an Application Scientist at Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation/BASF, where he spearheaded the development of diverse films for applications in the packaging industry.

 Dr. Ye also held the position of Senior Technical Project Manager at MACtac/Bemis, where he initiated and managed major projects utilizing pressure-sensitive technology across diverse sectors, including medical, automotive, and photovoltaic/solar applications.

Dr. Ye earned a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y.