Don Stevenson is currently the Executive Director, Research & Development, at Gas Technology Institute (GTI). In this capacity, he leads the Advanced Energy Systems Group which was formed in July 2015 from the acquisition of the terrestrial energy technology portfolio from Aerojet Rocketdyne. Prior to joining GTI, he held the position of Senior Director for Energy Advanced Programs at Aerojet Rocketdyne. The Advanced Energy Systems Group is responsible for the development and commercialization of advanced coal gasification for production of power and chemicals at substantially lower cost than is possible with current technology, oxygen-fired combustion technology for advanced fossil fuel based power generation that enables low-cost carbon capture and utilization, advanced supercritical CO2 turbine technology for zero-emission power and steam production, compact hydrogen generation technology for lower cost petroleum refining and industrial gas production and advanced steam generation technologies for enhanced oil recovery. Mr. Stevenson received a Bachelor‘s Degree in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University in Culver City, CA.