Dr. Michael Korzenski
Dr. Korzenski earned a BS in Chemistry from the State University of New York and Fredonia, a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science from Clemson University, and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Northwestern University. Dr. Korzenski has authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, 5 book chapters, and is author of 31 U.S. patents with >20 U.S. patents pending in the areas of cradle-to-cradle processes focused on resource recovery from EOL feedstock.
During his various partnerships, Dr. Korzenski has overseen and mentored both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies in the commercialization of five separate novel green processes. Specifically, for the recovery of rare earth metals from waste compressed fluorescent lamps, recovery of precious and base metals from electronic waste, and the production of metallurgical grade silicon and high-value ceramic materials from silicon kerf.