Famous Women Inventors

Dr. Giuliana Tesoro

Dr. Giuliana Tesoro

Did you know that there was a famous woman inventor who obtained more than one hundred and twenty-five patents? Her name was Giuliana Tesoro, and she helped to make great strides in the field of fiber and textile chemistry.

With a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Yale University, she was able to work in many areas of chemistry for industrial companies. She also held a position as a research professor at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York.

Through her work and research, she developed processes to prevent static accumulation in synthetic fibers, designed flame-resistant fibers, pioneered improved permanent press properties for textiles and discovered ways to make new manufacturing projects run at peak operation and efficiency. Tesoro held her more than one hundred twenty-five patents in areas related to organic compounds and textile processing.

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