University of California, Riverside

Center for Environmental Research & Technology



Education and Experience


Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, 1971;Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

Master of Arts in Chemical Engineering, 1969; Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

Master of Business Administration, 1988, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.  Graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1967, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mas­sachusetts. Graduated summa cum laude. 

Professional Experience

Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering in the Center for Environmental Research and Technology, and Professor in the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department,University of California, Riverside, 2005-present

Co-Founder, Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Chief Development Officer, Mascoma Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2005-present

Adjunct Professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.  Oversee students and projects continuing at Dartmouth College, 2005-present

Interim Senior Associate Dean, 2004 to 2005; Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering Design, 2002 to 2005; Professor of Engineering, 1998 to 2002; Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Director of Technology, BC International, Dedham, Massachusetts, 1997 to 1998

Center Director, Biotechnology Center for Fuels and Chemicals, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, 1996 to 1997  

Division Director, Alternative Fuels Division, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (formerly the Solar Energy Research Institute), Golden, Colorado, 1991 to 1996 

Branch Manager, Biotechnology Research Branch, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado, 1984 to 1991

Landlord, Field Test Laboratory Building and Biotechnology Research Facility, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado, 1984 to 1992

Manager of Process Development, R&D Department, Badger Company, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981 to 1984

Deputy Division Manager, Program Coordinator, Group Manager, Senior Engineer, and Staff Engineer, 1978 to 1981, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado.

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, 1974 to 1978

Senior Chemical Engineer, Process Technology Department, Monsanto Company, Inc., Springfield, Massachusetts, 1971 to 1974

Captain, First Lieutenant, Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Reserves, 1970 to 1978

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Center for Environmental Research & Technology
1084 Columbia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
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Tel: (951) 781-5791
Fax: (951) 781-5790
E-mail: certinfo@cert.ucr.edu

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