Arpana Verma, PhD
Chief Science Officer
NanoMech Industries, Inc.
arpana.verma@nanomech.com
Dr. Arpana Verma, serves as the Chief Science Officer of NanoMech Industries and is
the co-inventor of the founding patented technology for NanoMech’s nGlide lubricant
technology platform. Her research expertise includes National Laboratory and major
University sponsored research by NanoMech. Based in Houston, Arpana provides
science and engineering leadership including R&D functions and business development
for NanoMech Industries for the Oil and Gas industry and related manufacturing
sectors. In her role with NanoMech Energy Dr. Verma supports global Oil & Gas
businesses including upstream, midstream & downstream such as fracking, drilling and
completion, flow control, surface engineering, and transportation services for
NanoMech’s vast customer base of iconic and multi-national customers. Arpana’s
industry leadership roles includes the affiliation with multiple esteemed education
organizations including STLE, NLGI, API, and SPE serving in different roles through
committees and outreach programs working with various industry leaders and pioneers.
Prior to rejoining NanoMech, Arpana spent years in the lubricant manufacturing industry
working for Hydrotex and Bestolife as an R&D executive. Arpana is a graduate of the
premiere Indian Institute of Technology in Material Science & Engineering and earned a
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville working
with many innovators while guiding young scholars in STEM through outreach
programs.