With over 17 years of work experience in BASF, Dai focuses mainly on operations technology and digitalization. In 2016 he established the BASF Greater China Smart Manufacturing Team, and this digital team has completed 200+ digital projects for ~30 chemical sites in BASF’s Greater China region. At BASF he worked as Global Technology Manager at the headquarters in Ludwigschafen, Germany, responsible for the technology of ten factories in USA, Germany, Korea, and China; later, he also worked as Cluster Plant Manager of Shanghai BASF Polyurethane Company. Dai has 20 international patents (the first patent holder), and these technologies are used in BASF factories globally. He is also one of the expert committee members of the Intelligent Manufacturing Think Tank of CPCIF. Dai holds a Ph.D from Zhejiang University, major in control engineering, with focus on chemical industry data mining research.
Head of Operations Integration
BASF Global Battery Material