Dr. Regina Rodriguez earned her Ph.D. from the University of Florida, where she was recognized as an outstanding graduate student and received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship. Beyond this, she received numerous awards including the Madelyn Lockhart Emerging Scholars Award from the Association of Academic Women, the Thomas O. Hunter Leadership Scholarship, the C200 Scholar Award, and is a member of The Committee of 200. Dr. Rodriguez currently sits as the Chairperson of the Activated Carbon Standards Committee for the American Waterworks Association. Her consulting activities have led her to develop one-of-a-kind sorbents and systems for power stations, and have generated over $2 million in sales.