The IMET TEAM
Mr. Gencer has over twenty-five years experience in the chemical industry, encompassing all phases of new technology and product development, market analysis and development, and product commercialization. Born in Turkey,
Mr. Gencer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Ege University, Izmir, Turkey; Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. He holds 9 US patents, 1 European patent, 1 patent in India, with two patents pending. Mehmet has also published several technical papers.
Mr. Gencer’s past and present professional and organizational affiliations include Center for Waste Reduction Technologies as past chair and Steering Team member; Renewable Resources 2020 as Executive Steering Committee member; The University of Akron as Dean of Engineering Advisory Council; Council for Chemical Research; Polymer Program at Georgia Institute of Technology, Cleveland Roundtable, International Community Council Board of Trustees; Broadview Heights Lions Club; and past President, Turkish American Society of Northeast Ohio.
Mr. Zakriski has forty years experience in the chemical industry. He has broad technical expertise in materials formulations and applications in the coatings, lubricants, personal care and textiles industries. Mr. Zakriski received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Mr. Zakriski's professional affiliations include the American Society of Testing Materials, Rubber Manufacturers Association, and the Society of Plastics Industries.
Paul holds 3 US patents, and 1 European patent and 1 patent pending.
Mr. Gencer has been a member of the IMET team since 2007. Kaan brings over 10 years of experience in the wastewater treatment industry focusing on product and new business development.
Kaan received his bachelors degree from Ohio University, and holds dual masters degrees in business and international marketing from the University of North Carolina Wilmiington and the Universitat de Valencia, Spain.
Kaan's focus is to continue to help grow IMET's reach both domestically and internationally. with a focus on island communities.
Kaan holds 3 US patents
Ms. Mills has been involved in the chemical industry for over twenty- five years, with experience in business management, project planning, market research, technical support, web page development, bookkeeping, and computer training