Dow Particle Processing Recognition Award As the CEO and Founder of the AVEKA Group, Dr. Willie Hendrickson guides the vision and direction of the organization. He is passionate about growing the company and exploring the new emerging markets. His vision of “anything is possible” leads the business to discover new innovative solutions.
Dr. Hendrickson graduated from St. Olaf College with a BA in Chemistry and Mathematics and received a PhD from the University of Florida in Organometallic Chemistry. He is currently the President of the International Fine Particle Research Institute and holds an Adjunct Professorship at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Hendrickson is receiving this award for Promotion of Innovation and Novelty in Particle Technology and New Applications for Particle Technology Unit Operations to Solve Unique Problems.