Dr. Eric A. Theisen is a Senior Research Engineer at the EERC, where he works in close collaboration with EERC subject matter experts, principal investigators, and leadership to prepare and lead proposals and develop and pursue new business opportunities. He leads and manages activities, tasks, and projects in the areas of energy production, CO2 capture, CO2 geologic storage, and natural resource systems related to energy. Prior to his position at the EERC, Dr. Theisen was Director of Research and Development at Metglas Inc. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Cornell University, an M.B.A. from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida.
Dr. Theisen’s principal areas of interest and expertise include scanning electron microscopy, energy-dispersive x-ray analysis and x-ray diffraction analysis, metallurgical sample preparation, microstructure analysis and mechanical testing, and magnetic annealing and measurement methods. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society; American Society for Metals, International; American Welding Society; Materials Research Society; and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Power and Energy Society. He holds several patents and has coauthored numerous peer-reviewed and other professional publications.