Connect Conference & Show Floor Educational Sessions

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  • David AllenGertz Regents Professor and Chair in Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Texas, Austin

    Dr. David Allen is the Gertz Regents Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the
    Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, at the University of Texas at
    Austin. He is the author of seven books and over 250 papers, primarily in the areas of urban air
    quality, the engineering of sustainable systems, and the development of materials for
    environmental and engineering education. Dr. Allen has been a lead investigator for multiple air
    quality measurement studies, which have had a substantial impact on the direction of air quality
    policies. He directs the Air Quality Research Program for the State of Texas, and he is the
    founding Editor-in-Chief of the American Chemical Society's journal ACS Sustainable
    Chemistry & Engineering. He has developed environmental educational materials for
    engineering curricula and for the University's core curriculum, as well as engineering education
    materials for high school students. He led the development of a year-long high school
    engineering course, Engineer Your World, which is used in hundreds of high schools nationwide.
    The quality of his work has been recognized by the National Science Foundation, the AT&T
    Foundation, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Association of Environmental
    Engineering and Science Professors, and the State of Texas; he was elected to the National
    Academy of Engineering in 2017. He has served on a variety of governmental advisory panels
    and from 2012 to 2015 chaired the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory
    Board. He has won teaching awards at the University of Texas and UCLA and the Lewis Award
    in Chemical Engineering Education, from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
    Dr. Allen received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, with distinction, from
    Cornell University in 1979. His M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering were awarded
    by the California Institute of Technology in 1981 and 1983. He has held visiting faculty
    appointments at the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, Santa
    Barbara, and the Department of Energy.