Heriberto Cabezas is the Senior Science Advisor to the Sustainable Technology Division in the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development. He is also a former Acting Director of the Division which consists of approximately 58 scientists, engineers, and support staff – approximately forty of the staff at the doctoral level. He also served as Chief of the Sustainable Environments Branch, a multidisciplinary research group of some seventeen scientists and engineers - thirteen at the doctoral level. Dr. Cabezas has served as Chair of the Environmental Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) for 2006. He was a recipient of the 1998 EPA Science Achievement Award in Engineering, the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the 2011 Research Excellence Award in Sustainable Engineering by the AIChE, and the ORD Sustainability Award as part of a research team at the EPA’s Office of Research and Development, among other awards. Dr. Cabezas received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida in 1985 in the area of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. He also holds a M.S. from the University of Florida (1981) and a B.S. (magna cum laude) from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (1980), both in chemical engineering. His publications include over sixty peer- reviewed articles. He is a Fellow of the AIChE, a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Board Certified Member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. His principal area of research is the sustainable management of complex environmental systems and the design of sustainable supply chains. Dr. Cabezas is a decorated U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.