2010 Midwest Regional Conference Keynote Speakers

Thursday, September 30 - October 1, 2010, 12:00pm EDT

This conference continued to focus on the critical subjects of energy and sustainability, as well as other key areas that impact the Midwest region. Keynote addresses by Maria Burka and Bill Hoback. 

Dr. Maria K. Burka

Dr. Maria K. Burka is the Program Director of the Process and Reaction Engineering (PRE) program in the Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET) Division of the National Science Foundation. Her responsibilities include evaluation and management of research and educational grants to academic institutions in the areas of chemical and biochemical reaction engineering, process control and process design as well as reactive polymer processing. Past employment positions have included Senior Scientist with the US. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a member of the...Read more