Our staff here at the Process Development Center are experts in the fields of chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical synthesis, chemical analysis and product innovation. Whatever the nature of your project, our team of specialists will support you from start to finish.
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about working with the PDC, contact Colleen Walker or Pros Bennett.
Main PDC Office
Room 107, Jenness Hall
University of Maine
General email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleen Walker, Ph.D.
Proserfina Bennett, B.S.
Donna Johnson, Ph.D.
Keith Hodgins, B.S.
Mechanical Engineering Manager
Haixuan Zou, Ph.D.
Derek Raschke, B.S.
Fiscal & Administrative Coordinator
Seongkyung Park, M.S.
Nathan O.A. Hill II
Engineering Assistant I
Nayereh Dadoo, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Intern
Kevin Doyle. B.A.
Student Research Assistants
Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development
Hemant Pendse, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
James J. Beaupre
Director, Industrial Cooperation
Shane O'Neill, M.S.
Forest Industry Business Development Manager
Amy E. Luce, B.S.
Technology Research Center Manager, FBRI
Douglas W. Bousfield, Ph.D.
Calder Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Mehdi Tajvidi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Renewable Nanomaterials, School of Forest Resources
Douglas Gardner, Ph.D.
Professor of Forest Operations, Bioproducts, & Bioenergy
Stephen M. Shaler
Professor of Wood Chemistry, School of Forest Resources
Susan MacKay, Ph.D.
Senior R&D Program Manager II, ASCC
Lu Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, ASCC
William Gramlich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Carl Tripp, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Eric N. Landis, Ph.D., P.E.
Frank M. Taylor Professor of Civil Engineering
Jinwu Wang, Ph.D.
Research Forest Products Technologist, U.S. Forest Service
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