BSc, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, Michigan State University. Formerly: Vice-President, Technology, DuPont Applied Biosciences. Former: Founding Board Member, Society of Biological Engineering; Member of the Board, Charter School of Wilmington, Science High School; Member, Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee, US Department of Energy, and Pew Stakeholder Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology. Currently, Member of the Board: Department of Energy BioEnergy Sciences Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Energy Biosciences Institute, US. Member, World Council on Industrial Biotechnology.