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George E. Keller II, Ph.D.

George Keller is a co-founder of MATRIC and also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. During a 36-year career in the Research and Development Department of Union Carbide Corporation, he rose to the highest position on the technical ladder. For most of his time at Union Carbide he served as leader [...]

Mark Dehlin, MBA / PMP

Mark Dehlin heads-up MATRIC’s Advanced Software Technologies (AST) team where he leads a group of talented software developers involved in cutting edge research in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Interactive 3D/VR, Enterprise Web Development, Big Data Analytics, High Performance Computing, Modeling and Simulation. Prior to joining MATRIC in 2005, Mark served for eight [...]

John P. “Jack” Dever, Ph.D.

Jack Dever is Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, a role he has held since January 1, 2016. He is accountable for strategic planning, new business development, research strategy, intellectual property techno-economic-chemical-design-technology-improvement, customer partnerships and technical staff development. Jack, who has more than 30 years of experience in technical and organizational leadership, joined MATRIC [...]

B. Duane Dombek, Ph.D.

Duane Dombek currently serves as MATRIC’s Director of Product and Process R&D. He directs and manages MATRIC’s research projects and research staff. He has over thirty years of experience in alternative fuels, feedstocks and homogeneous / heterogeneous catalysts. Dombek previously worked for Union Carbide Corporation, where he managed research on routes from syngas to chemicals, [...]

Parvez H. Wadia, D.Sc.

Parvez Wadia is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, a role he has held since January 1, 2016. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice-President, roles he held since joining MATRIC in July 2004.During a 30-year career with Union Carbide Corporation and Dow Chemical, Wadia held a variety of technical and senior executive techno-economic-chemical-design-technology-improvement [...]

Greg W. Clutter, MBA | Chief Operating Officer

Greg Clutter’s responsibilities include oversight of corporate operations, chemical-catalyst-catalyst-testing-chemical-catalyst-chemical-pilot-plant-demonstration-plant-solids-processing-chemical-separations and legal matters, as well as product commercialization and business development. He joined MATRIC in 2008 as Director of Commercialization until his promotion to Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Clutter previously served as Director of Commercialization for the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation, where he [...]

Steven B. Hedrick

Steve Hedrick is President & CEO of MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) in South Charleston, W.Va. MATRIC delivers market-driven innovation, research, technical engineering, and technology commercialization for the chemical, energy, environmental, and advanced software sectors. Mr. Hedrick has more than 20 years of experience in the petrochemical industry, leading businesses, chemical [...]