12 March 2010
The Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management is a statewide center that provides leadership in waste management research with the goal of preserving and protecting the state's natural resources. The research program focuses on methods and strategies for managing solid and hazardous wastes. Research results are transferred to the public and private sectors for practical applications. Principal research areas include; Construction & Demolition Debris, Electronic Waste, Hazardous Waste Management, Incineration, Landfills, Medical Waste Management, Municipal Solid Waste Management, Pollution Prevention, Recycling and Reuse, Socioeconomic Issues, Special Wastes, and Waste Reduction.
Research Selection Committee
The Research Selection Committee (RSC) is appointed by the Chairman of the Advisory Board. The RSC is responsible for reviewing and scoring preproposals received in response to the Request for Proposals. The RSC meets via conference call to discuss the preproposals and formulate a proposal invitation list. Based on the RSC's recommendation, selected investigators will be invited by the Executive Director to submit a full proposal to the Center. The RSC attends a meeting to hear presentations from the Investigators submitting full proposals and develop recommendations for funding. The Chairman of the RSC presents the recommendations to the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board will review the recommended slate of sponsored research awards and make a recommendation to the Executive Director regarding that slate.
2016 Committee Members