The chief science officer for POET received the 2007 Award of Excellence at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop this week.
Steve Lewis accepted the award during Wednesday’s general session. The award was established in 2000 to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the fuel ethanol industry through their research, technical advisory and/or development activities.
Lewis has 22 years of experience in industrial biotechnology and his primary focus at POET is on continued production advances in dry grind ethanol plants. In addition to his role leading development in innovative processes for the starch to ethanol business, Lewis contributes to POET’s research in scientific process innovation and invention related to the company’s interests in cellulosic ethanol as well as new product and process development beyond ethanol.
Thanks to the Renewable Fuels Association for sponsoring coverage on Domestic Fuel of the 2007 Fuel Ethanol Workshop.