Last updated on: 12/1/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Vasilis M. Fthenakis, PhD Biography

Title:
Senior Research Engineer and Scientist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory
Position:
None Found to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 8, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Research Engineer and Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Senior Chemical Research Engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1995-present
  • Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering Department, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University, 1997-present
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Loss Prevention, 1998-present
  • Member, Editorial Board, Progress in Photovoltaics Research and Applications, 1996-present
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Environmental Engineering, City College of New York, 1996-1998
  • Former Research Engineer I, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1987-1995
  • Former Research Engineer II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1980-1987
  • Recipient, EENS Scientific Excellence Award, Sep.27, 2002
  • Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Feb. 2002
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for EH&S services, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Nov. 27, 1996
  • Recipient, Commendation from the US Department of Energy’s (US-DOE) Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, DOE award for Exemplary Performance in Safety Analysis, Mar. 6, 1992
  • Recipient, Commendation from the Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)for Safety Analysis, Sep. 1, 1992
Education:
  • PhD, Fluid Dynamics and Atmospheric Science, New York University, 1991
  • MS,Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 1978
  • Diploma, Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece, 1975
Other:
  • Safety and Environmental Consultant to ExxonMobil, Dow Chemical, 3M Corporation, CITGO, SEMATECH, Allied Signal, Amoco Oil, Amoco Chemical Co, Mobil Oil Co., ICHMAP, Eastman Kodak and Standard Microsystems Corporation
  • Author or co-author of more than 170 publications
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