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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

A DNA sized solution for the water crisis

  • 2012
  • Science

Susan MacKay is a founder and CEO of Cerahelix- a cleantech company working on a new twist in filtration which reduces the energy needed to produce fuels and chemicals from renewable resources. Prior to Cerahelix, Susan spent five years as President and CEO of Zeomatrix, a materials research company that she helped found, that produces innovative paper-based odor control products for the solid waste and composting industries. Susan has spent more than 20 years in materials research and characterization, including 6 years in corporate R&D at 3M Corporation. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and in 2011 was named a Mass High Tech “Woman to Watch.”