2021 Keynote Speakers

Eunice Heath, M.B.A.

Eunice Heath, M.B.A.

Global Director
Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability
Dow

Keynote: Monday, June 14
“What’s your legacy? Building purpose at the
intersection of inclusion and sustainability”

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Gregg Beckham, Ph.D.

Gregg Beckham, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow & Group Leader
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Keynote: Tuesday, June 15
“The critical role of economic and environmental analysis to
guide research in lignin valorization and plastics upcycling”

NREL Profile
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B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Professor & Floyd D. Gottwald Junior Chair
in Pharmaceutical Engineering
Department of Chemical & Life Science Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University

Keynote: Thursday, June 17
“Searching for Greenness in a Post-Pandemic World”

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Amy Prieto, Ph.D.

Amy Prieto, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemistry
Colorado State University;
CTO of Prieto Battery

Keynote: Friday, June 18

Prieto Group
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2021 Lectureship Award Speakers

The 2021 Lectureship Award speakers will present their keynotes on Wednesday, June 16.

Jun Huang, Ph.D.

Jun Huang, Ph.D.

Professor, SOAR Fellowship
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Director of the Laboratory for Catalysis Engineering
The University of Sydney

Keynote: Wednesday, June 16
“Optimising the sustainability of the catalytic process in producing fuels and chemicals”

Huang Group
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Jeremy Luterbacher, Ph.D.

Jeremy Luterbacher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Sustainable & Catlytic Processing
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)

Keynote: Wednesday, June 16
“Direct production of bulk chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass by acetal functionalization”

LPDC (Research)
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Meagan Mauter, Ph.D.

Meagan Mauter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Stanford University

Keynote: Wednesday, June 16
“Desalination for a Circular Water Economy”

WE3 Lab
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