Anna Douglas co-founded SkyNano in January 2017 based on her PhD research to convert CO2 into low-cost carbon nanomaterials. She received her Ph.D. in 2019 in interdisciplinary material science from Vanderbilt University. As a National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellow, she primarily focused her studies on clean energy technologies and sustainable chemicals manufacturing. Prior to Vanderbilt, Anna completed a B.S. in mathematics and chemistry at Lee University. She interned as an undergraduate at the NASA Glenn Research Center, where she discovered her passion for nanotechnology. Anna is a graduate of the first cohort of Innovation Crossroads at Oak Ridge National Lab, was named a 2019 Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30” disrupter in Energy, serves on the board of the American Museum of Science and Energy, and is in the first cohort of the Spark incubator at UT.

David Wood serves as SkyNano’s Director of Engineering.