MRIGlobal Chemist Honored Among Magazine’s “20 In Their Twenties”
Evan Durnal named among Ingram’s “20 In Their Twenties”
(Kansas City, MO) June 15, 2012 – MRIGlobal applauds Staff Chemist Evan Durnal, who has been named among Ingram’s magazine’s 20 in Their Twenties honorees.
Ingram’s magazine annually honors 20 individuals, under 30 years old, who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit.
Durnal, 29, works in analytical chemistry and environmental sampling. He has significant expertise in mobile laboratory field testing and forensic programs, and he is the author of a peer-reviewed article for Forensic Science International.
“Evan is an outstanding model of a young entrepreneurial leader,” said Michael F. Helmstetter, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to see Evan win recognition for his technical excellence, business sense, and commitment to continuous development.”
Durnal joined MRIGlobal in 2005 and holds a bachelor’s degree in molecular bioscience from Baker University and a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Central Missouri.
This is the fifth year for the Ingram’s award.
MRIGlobal, a not-for-profit research and development organization, delivers global solutions in national security and defense, energy and environment, life and animal sciences, agriculture and food safety, and transportation. The organization performs scientific research, advanced engineering and program integration and management for clients in government, industry and academia. Established in 1944 as Midwest Research Institute, MRIGlobal is based in Kansas City, Mo., operates in nine states and Washington, D.C., and manages more than 3,300 employees.
The organization is one of two partners in the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, which manages and operates the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo., for the U.S. Department of Energy. MRIGlobal established and manages SolarTAC and supports the National Energy Technology Laboratory for the DOE to develop technologies for clean coal, carbon management, energy efficiency and techno/economic analysis of energy systems.
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