Our Story 

In January of 2020, Joseph Batta-Mpouma (CEO), and Dr. Gurshagan Kandhola (CTO) teamed up to co-found CelluDot LLC and commercialize their patent-pending nanocellulose-based emulsion. In the following year, CelluDot’s executives amplified the strength of their team with experienced researchers in nanotechnology and bio-engineering processes, Dr. Jin-Woo Kim (Science Advisor), and in weed physiology, Dr. Nilda Burgos (Science Advisor).

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Joseph Batta-Mpouma
CelluDot CEO

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Dr. Gurshagan Kandhola
CelluDot CTO 

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Scientific Advisor Dr. Jin-Woo Kim and CelluDot CEO Joseph Batta-Mpouma

Awards

AR Governor’s Cup 2020
First Place: Walton Family Foundation Division
Winner: Innovate AR innovation Award

Heartland Challenge (International Competition) 2020
Third Place

 

Funding

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Funding

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)