Dr. Steven Schlasner is a Research Engineer at the EERC, where he works on projects related to hydrogen production technology, petroleum refinery emission control, and hot-gas filtration. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University, an M.B.A. from the University of South Dakota, a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and a B.A. degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from St. Olaf College. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio and Oklahoma. Prior to his position at the EERC, Dr. Schlasner was R&D Team Lead and Chief Engineer for the CO 2 Capture/H 2 Production Team at ConocoPhillips Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Dr. Schlasner’s principal areas of interest and expertise include hydrogen, CO2 capture, petroleum-refining and microbial bioprocess technologies, and advanced process control.