PPI instructor L. Adam Williamson

L. Adam Williamson, PE

L. Adam Williamson is a registered professional engineer in the states of Connecticut and Georgia. He is a Senior Process Engineer with Studsvik Inc., where he specializes in thermal oxidation and volume reduction of both nuclear and non-nuclear wastes. Prior to joining Studsvik, he spent two years designing thermal oxidizer systems for John Zink and eight years designing fluidized bed boilers for Alstom Power (now GE). Adam holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute along with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Physics from Clarkson University.


Corey Leclerc, PE, PhD

Corey Leclerc is a registered professional engineer in the state of New Mexico. He is an associate professor of chemical engineering. He currently teaches the two semester senior design sequence. Previously, he has taught: energy & material balances, engineering thermodynamics, chemical reaction engineering, unit operations lab, heat & mass transfer, and junior (product) design in the core areas as well as catalyst characterization and colloids as technical electives. He carries out research in catalyst synthesis & characterization and reactor engineering & design for natural gas and biofuel conversion to make hydrogen. He has authored 17 papers on these topics. Before graduate school, he sent a summer as an engineer for Masonite Corporation who made compressed fiber boards for white board backings, glass packing, concrete dividers, and construction material. Corey received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maine and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Minnesota both in chemical engineering.