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Dr. Selma Mededovic Thagard is an associate professor of chemical engineering at Clarkson University. Her area of expertise is in the design of electrical discharge plasma reactors for water treatment. Dr. Mededovic has over 14 years of research experience in the design and construction of plasma chemical reactors for environmental applications, plasma chemistry and advanced oxidation. She specializes in multiphase mass transfer, chemical kinetics and environmental remediation.

Dr. Thomas M. Holsen is the Jean S. Newell Distinguished Professor in Engineering and a professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University, director of the Clarkson Center for Air Resources Engineering and Sciences, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. His primary research interests include the transport, transformations and fate of hydrophobic organic chemicals in a wide array of engineered and natural environmental systems.