Steve Pietsch

Steve Pietsch is an expert in fuels and chemical process technology and development. His recent focus has been on alternative processes being developed to convert biological raw materials into biofuels. He recently retired from BP after 30 years. Previously based in the energy company’s Naperville, Ill., R&D campus, he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2008 to serve as distinguished advisor for process technology to BP’s technology vice president for energy biosciences at the Energy Biosciences Institute.