Surfactant Expert

What is a Surfactant?  The term “Surfactant” is a contraction of the term surface-active agent.  A Surfactant is a substance that, when present even at very low levels in a system, has the property of absorbing onto the surfaces or interfaces in the system and altering their interfacial free energies in dramatic ways.  Surfactants help…

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Perspectives on Waste-to-Energy Technologies

Waste to Energy Technologies By Zoltan Kish, Ph.D. Introduction Reducing the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases is one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time. Growing population, increased urbanization rates and economic growth could lead to a doubling in the volume of municipal solid waste (MSW) created annually by 2025, according…

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Expert Witness in Bioeconomy Litigation

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting CEO, Wayne Lee, about hiring expert witness in the renewable sectors – biofuels, biochemicals, biomaterials, biotechnologies, feedstocks, and other specialty areas within the bioeconomy.  It discusses what makes a good bioeconomy expert witness, where to find them, and evaluating their credentials. It covers areas such as bio…

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Water Treatment Expert

What is “water treatment” and what does a water treatment expert or water treatment consultant do?  First, let define the term.  The short version of water treatment technology is that which uses kinetic energy (not thermal energy) to convert water to vapor form via mechanical means.  The energy usage by using this system is far…

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Water Treatment Consultant

Water treatment is any process that improves the quality of water to make it more acceptable for some specific end-use, including drinking, industrial water supply, irrigation, river flow maintenance, water recreation, and more – including water being safely returned to the environment. Water treatment encompasses broad categories including municipal water, beverage, ultrapure (like medical &…

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Fermentation Waste Expert

Sometimes we think of fermentation in terms preserving foods or producing alcoholic beverages or acidic dairy products.  But the term “fermentation” encompasses much. Fermentation waste treatment is the production of chemical changes in wastes via some enzymatic action.  This is normally done to make the waste into a useable product like biofuels.   Just as…

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