Session 3: Technology and Applications

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 3:45pm-5:45pm CDT

Session Chair: Jeanette Brown, UConn

A review of commercialized and developmental technologies for industrial water reuse and conservation and application strategies.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Erik Hanson, GE Power and Water: Applying Advanced Technologies to Reuse Applications
  • James R. Mihelcic, University of South Florida: Availability of Models to Estimate & Minimize Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Carbon Footprint of Water Reuse Facilities
  • Steve Gluck, DOW: Connecting Application Requirements and Fundamental Science: Delivering New Water Component Technologies
  • Larry Gurnari, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

Erik Hanson

Erik Hanson is the Global Product Management Leader for Systems at GE Power & Water located in Minnetonka, MN. He has over 20 years of experience in industrial water treatment using membranes.

James Mihelcic

James R. Mihelcicis a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and State of Florida 21st Century World Class Scholar at the University of South Florida. He directs the Peace Corps Master’s International Program in Civil & Environmental Engineering.  Dr. Mihelcic is a past president of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP), a member of the EPA Chartered Science Advisory Board, a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member and Board Trustee of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES).  He is lead author...

Larry Gurnari

 Lawrence Gurnari is a Business Development Manager with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies and has over 35 years experience throughout the industrial and municipal water and waste water industry; both domestically and internationally. Career experience and expertise includes start-up, commissioning and troubleshooting of large complex projects; project manager, product development and commercialization, process engineering, and sales management. Most of his experience is with a variety of end users in the Downstream Oil & Gas, Power, Chemical Process, advanced Municipal...

Steve Gluck

Steve Gluck, Research Fellow for Dow Water and Process Solutions R&D, holds global responsibility for new application and business development technology screening. He has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Leipzig, Germany and has 34 years of R&D experience with Dow Chemical.