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Join us for the Energy and Fuels Division (ENFL) first virtual panel discussion as women leaders share their career paths and the sustainable development of energy and fuels.
Opening remarks by American Chemical Society (ACS) President-Elect, Dr. Angela K. Wilson, on the Keys to Success for Women Leaders.
Lisa Houston will serve as the Moderator for the Panel Discussion. Lisa is Vice President at PAC, LP, an analytical instrumentation company, where she is responsible for the financial success of the Process Analytics instrumentation segment.
Dr. Elise B. Fox is the President of Fox Energy Innovations, LLC, a scientific and
technical consulting firm. Elise’s research specialty is the energy policy and the
chemical characterization of materials for renewable energy. She has served in a
number of roles for ENFL including Chair, currently serves as a Councilor. and is an
Dr. Greeshma Gadikota is an Assistant Professor, Croll Sesquicentennial Fellow,
and Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability Fellow at Cornell University. She has
appointments in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical
and Biological Engineering. Greeshma directs the Sustainable Energy and
Resource Recovery Group where her group’s mission is to advance fundamental
science and transformative technologies at the nexus of energy-environmentclimate.
Greeshma is active on the ENFL Program Committee.
Dr. Michelle K. Kidder is an R&D Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Her research focuses on bridging the gap between fundamental and applied
science through novel material development and process intensification for
alternative energy production from renewable energy resources to advance,
optimize, and deploy clean energy technologies. She has served in a number of
roles for ENFL including Chair, currently serves as a Director at Large, and is an
Dr. Umit S. Ozkan is a College of Engineering Distinguished Professor and the
Chair of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at The Ohio State
University. Her current research interests are focused on heterogeneous catalysis
and electro-catalysis. Umit has served in a number of roles for ENFL including
Chair, currently serves on the ENFL Program Committee, and is an ACS Fellow.
Dr. A.-H. Alissa Park is the Lenfest Earth Institute Professor of Climate Change,
Earth and Environmental Engineering (EEE) & Chemical Engineering at Columbia
University. She is also the Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy
and the Chair of the EEE department. Alissa has served in a number of roles for
ENFL including Chair, currently serves as the ENFL Program Secretary, and is an
Closing remarks will be provided by ACS Past President, Dr. Marinda Li Wu, on the Pathway Leading to Success for Women in Leadership.