Advisory Board

Share

Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board Chair

Ryder, the VP of Brewing at MillerCoors, has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and has spent his career in fermentation research. He brings unique perspectives to large-scale fermentation technology and bioethanol...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Delmer is a member of the National Academy of Sciences with a distinguished career in plant biology, having been one of the pioneers of cellulose biosynthesis research. Together with colleagues...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Gargulak has been a part of Borregaard since 1995 when he assumed the position of Research Manager at LignoTech’s US operation center in Rothschild, WI. He has worked to develop...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Steve Hartig is Vice President, Technology Development at ICM, a leader in the development of technology for biofuels and specifically ethanol. His 35 years of experience leading global businesses at DSM...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Mohnen’s research centers on the biosynthesis, function and structure of plant cell wall polysaccharides and glycoconjugates. Through USDA, NSF and DOE-funded research she and her research team identified plant cell...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Pikor is director of biotechnology at Iogen Corporation, a leading developer of technology to make clean fuel from natural fiber. Iogen has built the world’s

...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Power is a professor in the Cornell University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She is an expert on biodiversity conservation in managed ecosystems, interactions between agricultural and natural ecosystems,...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Mike Sanford is a Technical Manager in DuPont’s Industrial Bioscience business unit.  He has been leading DuPont’s efforts in developing technology to convert lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol since 2006.  In...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Simmons attended the University of Washington and obtained a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1997. He then attended graduate school at Tulane University after receiving a Louisiana Board of...

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Wheeler serves as the Biofuels Lead in the GM Global Energy Systems Center. An author of numerous publications, she serves on the advisory board of several energy and biofuels organizations...