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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
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
Quoted in:
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