Naveen is a Senior Research Scientist working in the Advanced Materials Lab at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC). He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Western Ontario in 1991, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1997 at the University of British Columbia. Following a 1 year postdoctoral fellowship at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, he joined XRCC in 1999. Naveen holds over 125 US patents, and 12 peer-reviewed technical publications. His current focus is on custom material syntheses, structure-property relationships, and developing scalable synthetic processes for ink components. Naveen also enjoys exploring new research initiatives as well as sharing his work and education experiences with high school/university students in various outreach activities.