Vince Davis has more than 30 years of experience as a laboratory technician with Union Carbide and Dow Chemical. His areas of expertise include alkoxylation, water-soluble polymer applications, organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, and surfactant applications. Davis has attended West Virginia State University in pursuit of a BS in Chemistry.
Pratik Pednekar is a chemical engineering Ph.D. graduate student at West Virginia University (WVU) with a focus on modeling and simulation of key equipment and plants in the integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant for condition monitoring and to diagnose faults. With graduation slated for early 2016, he can see the light at the end of the tunnel.