Activities 2017 Keynote, Erich Bloch Symposium, Department of Materials Design and Innovation- University at Buffalo. 2017 Keynote, National Science Foundation, Phase I Grantee Conference 2017 Panelist, ARPA-E Innovation Summit 2016 – present Board of Directors, Clean and Healthy New York, Albany, NY 2016 Speaker, World Materials Forum, Nancy, France 2016 – present Strategic Advisory Council, Dept of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 2015 Panelist, Living Products Expo, Pittsburgh, PA 2015 Speaker, Zulieferer Innovativ Automotive Conference, Munich, Germany 2014 Panelist, Building Products Ecosystems, New School, New York 2013 - present Board of Advisors, NYS Pollution Prevention Institute, Rochester, NY 2013 Keynote, US EPA Small Business Innovation Research Grantees Conference 2012 - present Board of Advisors, Center for Automation Technology and Systems, NYS Center for Advanced Technology, Troy, NY 2012 TEDx Presidio, Bioconectivity 2012 – 2013 Board of Advisors, Biopolymers Symposium, Smithers Rapra 2012 Panelist, NSF Phase II Grantees’ Conference. “Building your team” session 2012 Keynote, NAEM’s Corporate Sustainability Management Conference. 2011 Speaker, Engineering Sustainability 2011. University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon 2011 NSF Peer Review Committee: Small Business Innovation Research commercialization reviewer 2011 Speaker, New York State Regional Economic Development Councils statewide hosted by Governor Andrew Cuomo 2011 Keynote Speaker: US Chamber of Commerce, Sustainability Event 2009 Member, NYS Economic Roundtable at the College of Nanoscale Science and Technology 2009 Panelist, National Science Foundation Panelist for IGERT Principal Investigators’ Meeting 2008 Panelist at the first annual World Science Festival in New York City Awards 2016 Wood Industry 40 Under 40, Woodworking Network 2015 Saint Gobain NOVA Innovation Competition, First Place 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30, Manufacturing 2013 Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge, First Place 2013 The Buckminster Fuller Challenge, Grand Prize 2013 Small Business Association Tibbets Award 2012 Environmental Protection Agency Quality Award 2011 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Award 2009 Postcode Lottery Global Green Challenge €500,000 Climate Prize 2008 Oxford-Said School Business Plan, £10,000 Planet Prize
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Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.