Dan leads TRI’s commercialization and technology development. He has expanded its scope to biopower and biorefineries with a focus on integrated facilities for optimum economic performance. He has over 30 years experience in technology development, engineering services, operations, and construction.
He holds 21 US patents with 4 patent applications in process and 34 International patents with 11 patent applications in process. Prior to joining TRI, he was Vice President and General Manager of Industra Engineers & Construction, a firm serving the pulp and paper, chemicals and metals industries. He also served in the international division of Procter & Gamble (P&G) where he was responsible for a wide range of international projects over the broad spectrum of P&G’s manufacturing technologies. Mr. Burciaga received his B.S., M.S. and Engineer degree all from Stanford University, and an MBA from Xavier University.