University of California, Riverside

Center for Environmental Research & Technology

Charles E. Wyman

Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering          
Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Charles Wyman

Charles Wyman has been the Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering at CE-CERT and a professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Riverside since 2005. Dr. Wyman’s research focuses on aqueous processing of cellulosic biomass for sustainable production of transportation fuels via biological and catalytic conversion.  Prior to joining UCR, he was the Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering Design at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. Dr. Wyman is also the cofounder, Chief Development Officer, and chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for Mascoma Corporation, a startup company focused on biomass conversion to ethanol and other products. Wyman has a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, MA and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from Princeton University, and an MBA from the University of Denver.  He also has substantial experience leading R&D in a national laboratory and industry.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
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Riverside, CA 92507
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