Dr. McMurdie oversees the development of innovative new technologies and products for MAPEI Americas. Working with a dedicated group of chemists and other scientific researchers, Dr. McMurdie adapts basic MAPEI formulas to fit the specific needs of individual geographical manufacturing regions. He also leads the company's efforts to incorporate new developments such as Low Dust Technology into MAPEI products, which brings a cleaner environment to their customers. After completing his B.S. in Chemistry as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Texas, Dr. McMurdie gained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Yale University, where he was a Sterling Scholar and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies. Before assuming his role with MAPEI, Dr. McMurdie worked for PPG Industries from 1993-2007.