Dr Kenrick Lewis is known for his contribution to the development of silicones and polyurethane. His silicone work involves using copper catalysts to create silicones from silicon. Dr. Lewis' research on polyurethane has produced a mathematical model to produce the ideal structure in foam manufacture. It is applied in foams used in refrigerators, cushions and in construction. Dr Lewis is a Corporate Research Fellow with the OSI Specialities Group of GE Silicones in Tarrytown, New York. He is a Caribbean Icon in Innovation.