Next Rung Technology


Project Director, Sr Project Manager, Principal for Myriant

Led execution of scaleup at pilot, demonstration and commercial scales including engineering definition, major contractor(s) and EPC management, DOE / public / stakeholder interactions, commissioning and startup to handover to operations.  Commercialization of succinic acid production on renewable first and second generation (cellulosic) feedstocks to create world’s largest succinic acid production facility.  From securing a $50 MM DOE grant through execution and delivery, this landmark process was delivered in 18 months from closure to passing USDA acceptance test and meeting performance test requirements.

Kai Haskins