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Our Partners

Chuck Benson has 35 years of experience in the development, design, and  optimization of energy systems. His work has focused on applications in the industrial, power generation, commercial, and residential sectors. These include industrial furnaces, boilers, gas turbines, and appliances. Of note is his work on low-NOx burner technologies and on the utilization of new fuels (imported liquefied natural gas, shale gas, bio-derived gases). Prior positions that he has held include engineering roles at Pratt & Whitney and Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Vice President at Arthur D. Little Inc., Energy & Transportation Technology Sector Leader at TIAX LLC, and Principal at ENVIRON International Corp. Mr. Benson is an officer of the American Flame Research Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee and Council of the International Flame Research Foundation.

Dr. Robert Wilson has 35 years of experience in developing new technology for diesel and spark-ignition engines, industrial and utility energy conservation, alternative fuels and emission control. His focus has been on technology for automotive and stationary engines, power plant boilers, gas turbines, and industrial furnaces. Previously, he was a Vice President at Arthur D. Little Inc., where he led Combustion and Energy groups.

Rosemarie Halchuk is a nationally-recognized expert in the fields of natural gas quality and odorization. For 29 years, she was Xcel Energy’s Consulting Engineer for natural gas quality. In that role, she was responsible for natural gas analysis and measurement, gas quality specifications including RNG, gas odor assurance, gas interchangeability, therm billing, and customer support. Ms. Halchuk has served as the leader of natural gas industry teams and ad hoc committees and has authored more than 20 papers and presentations. Prior to her position at Xcel Energy, Ms. Halchuk taught classes in chemistry and chemical engineering as an Assistant/Adjunct Professor in New York and Colorado colleges. Ms. Halchuk is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado (Chemical Engineering).