Dr. M. Elisabeth Pate-Cornell Joins Energy Recovery, Inc Board of Directors
SAN LEANDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2009--
Energy Recovery, Inc. (“ERI”) (NASDAQ:ERII), a global leader of
ultra-high-efficiency energy recovery products and technology for
desalination announces that Stanford University Professor, Dr. M.
Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, has been appointed to the ERI Board of Directors
to fill a current vacancy.
Dr. Pate-Cornell is currently a Professor and Chair of Stanford
University’s Department of Management Science and Engineering. She is
considered a world leader in engineering risk analysis and management,
with specific applications relating to the NASA shuttle tiles, offshore
oil platforms, and US foreign intelligence.
She holds a PhD in Engineering-Economic Systems and a Masters of Science
in Operations Research from Stanford University. Dr. Pate-Cornell also
received an MS degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from
the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble in France. Prior to leading the
Management Science and Engineering School, she was an Assistant
Professor of Civil Engineering at MIT. Dr. Paté-Cornell was elected to
the National Academy of Engineering in 1995, and was a member of its
Council from 2001 to 2007.
GG Pique, ERI President and CEO stated, “Attracting to our board top
scientific talent such as Elisabeth, with her unique broad scientific
background is an important evolutionary step as we expand the material
science and engineering capabilities of ERI and develop new applications
for PX technology. We are very fortunate she has joined our board.”
Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERI) is a leading manufacturer of energy recovery
devices which help make desalination affordable by significantly
reducing energy consumption. ERI’s
PX Pressure Exchanger® (PX®) device is a rotary positive
displacement pump that recovers energy from the high pressure reject
stream of SWRO systems at up to 98% efficiency with no downtime or
The company has research,
development and manufacturing facilities in the San Francisco
technology corridor as well as direct sales
offices and technical support centers in key desalination hubs such
as Madrid, UAE, Shanghai and Florida. ERI service representatives are
based in Algeria, Australia, China, India, Korea, Mexico, Taiwan and the
For more information on ERI and PX technology, please visit www.energyrecovery.com.
Source: Energy Recovery Inc.
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