Ken has over 35 years of experience specializing in the areas of environmental investigation
and remediation and regulatory policy development. Ken served as the President of
Landmark Environmental, LLC from 2000 to 2015. Ken is currently an Executive VicePresident. Ken is a former Board Chair of Minnesota Brownfields, a non-profit organization that promotes current brownfields initiatives.
Prior to the establishment of Landmark, Ken was a Vice-President at Barr Engineering Company. Ken also worked for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for nearly sixteen years, primarily as a manager in the Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup Program and the Superfund Program.
Ken has a Masterâ€™s Degree in Environmental Studies from Bemidji State University and a Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Biology and Earth Science from the University of Minnesota. Ken participated in the Fellowship Program at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs in 1999 and 2000.
Muharrem Ince received his Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry at Firat University, Turkey in 2008. He worked as a research analytical chemist in Science Education Department at Mus Alparslan University, Turkey from 2009 to 2012 as assistant professor. He has been working at Munzur University since 2012. From 2013-2016, he served as a Head of Department of Chemical Engineering at the Munzur University, Turkey. He becomes as an Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, International Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Journal of Environment and Waste Management, International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, International Research Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences and Science Journal of Analytical Chemistry. Currently, He is an Associate professor at Munzur University, Turkey. He is an author and co-author of more than 22 papers that published in journals with good impact factors.
Kunio Yoshikawa graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology and obtained PhD in 1986. After graduation from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Prof. Yoshikawa worked for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for one year, and then went back to his home university to become a research associate, associate professor and professor.
His major research areas are energy conversion, thermal engineering, combustion, gasification, waste treatment technologies and atmospheric environmental engineering, and he wrote more than 200 papers.
His main awards are AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Best Paper Award in 1999, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) James Harry Potter Gold Medal in 2001, JSME (Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers) Environmental Technology Achievement Award in 2006 and the Fellow of JSME in 2008.
Kunio Yoshikawa(Research Area)
Kunio Yoshikawa major research areas are energy conversion, thermal engineering, combustion, gasification, waste treatment technologies and atmospheric environmental engineering, and he wrote more than 200 papers.
His main awards are AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Best Paper Award in 1999, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) James Harry Potter Gold Medal in 2001, JSME (Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers) Environmental Technology Achievement Award in 2006, Fellow of JSME in 2008 and Best Educator Award of Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2014.
Ron Deverman is Associate Vice-President of HNTB and Past President of National Association of Environmental Professionals.He is working on national engineering, architecture, and planning firm, managing environmental impact assessment projects for transportation infrastructure improvements such as transit, passenger and freight rail, roadways, and bridges. Ron has 30-yearsâ€™ experience in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) with special expertise in community impact assessment, cumulative effects analysis, and federal environmental regulations, such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and Threatened and Endangered Species Act. Ron is currently the HNTB Program Manager assisting IDOTâ€™s Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation for the CREATE Program, a program of 70 rail improvement projects in the Chicago area; Ron is managing all activities for Phase I environmental, Phase II design and Phase III construction.
Ron Deverman (Research Area)
Architecture, and planning firm, managing environmental impact assessment projects for transportation infrastructure improvements such as transit, passenger and freight rail, roadways, and bridges.
Doctoral degree of Moscow State university. Senior researcher Armenian Institute of Agriculture and Technological Institute of Amino Acids of USSR, Sole founder of Research & Industry Centre of Photosynthesizing Organisms, Feed Additives & Physiologically Active Compounds; director of Yerevan Vitamin Plant, director of Armenian Institute of Biotechnology, deputy director of Nairit Chloroprene Rubber Plant. Expert of EU Horizon 2020, ERA.NET and International Cooperation programs, Expert of Council of Chemistry and Petrochemistry of CIS countries. Member of American Chemical Society, Society of Chemical Industry (USA), Academic Member of the Greece ATINER Academia(Armenia â€“ Athens Institute for Education & Research), Member of Editorial Boards of journals: â€œJournal of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Engineering" (USA), SM Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering" (USA) and Modern Management Forum (Singapore). Laureate of â€œThe International Presidents Award for Iconic Achievementâ€ and â€œTop 100 Professionalsâ€ (IBC, England), "The Albert Einstein Award for Excellence" (Top 50 Geniuses of World, ABI, USA), Marquis Who's Who 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (USA), awards of the Armenia and former USSR.
Armen B Avagyan(Research Area)
Its environmental building recommendations of the â€œTheory of Global Sustainable Development based on the use of microalgae in Bio and Industrial Cycles. New Design and Building of Biological Systemâ€ (Amazon) aimed towards new environmental policies and development of Live Conserve Industry and management changing decisions with the promotion of solutions for large-scale mitigation GHG emission, waste, generating of O2 and manufacturing of advanced biofuel as well as value-added products. It is a principal step from the non-efficient protection of the environment to its cultivation, opens an important shift towards a new design and building of a biological system.
Dr. Anno is an associate professor of Shibaura Institute of Technology. Her research is interdisciplinary, ranging from molecular biology to the earth sciences, and uses genetic engineering, remote sensing, and geographic information system technologies. She has received three research achievement awards in Japan and in other countries, including an award for the work that was published in 2016 as â€œGene-Environment Interaction Analysis: Methods in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.â€ She is currently interested in exploring the application of artificial intelligence to public health issues.
Sumiko Anno(Research Area)
Exploring the application of artificial intelligence to public health issues.