Ali Abedini | MethaneXE
Dr. Abedini is a distinguished Landfill Gas expert with two decades of hands-on experience in landfill engineering and solid waste management sector. Renowned for his expertise, Dr. Abedini serves as a faculty member at SWANA BC and actively contributes as a technical member to the International Waste Working Group (IWWG). Dr. Abedini collaborates with Environment Canada and Climate Change and with the World Bank Group as a technical consultant for solid waste management projects in more than 20 developing countries. Dr. Abedini’s expertise extends to specialized areas within Landfill Gas engineering, from methane emissions quantification to landfill gas management system design, operation, and troubleshooting. He is credited for developing the precision-focused UBC Integrated Landfill Gas Generation Model, UBCiModel©, and has pioneered the Surface Scan Fugitive Emission Quantification Technique (SSEQT) – a patented innovation in both Canada and the USA.
Carly Wolfe | MethaneXE
Ms. Wolfe is an experienced project manager and solid waste engineer with over 7 years managing and designing projects of varying complexity for public sector and private sector clients. One of Ms. Wolfe’s strengths lies in her adeptness in the management and design of landfill projects. She has successfully overseen the development of numerous landfill sites, including landfill closures, landfill expansions, transfer stations, landfill gas collection systems, leachate management systems, and stormwater management systems, while ensuring their compliance with regulations, environmental sustainability, and safety measures. Ms. Wolfe is committed to staying at the forefront of landfill engineering advancements, continuously expanding her knowledge and skills to deliver innovative solutions for her clients.
Ray Huff | SCS Engineers
Ray Huff, REPA, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Greenhouse Gas. He has three decades of experience in environmental consulting, and specializes in landfill regulatory compliance; air quality/compliance issues, including GHG emissions quantification; and site assessment, remediation, and post-closure care. Mr. Huff is an Accredited Lead Verifier under California Air Resources Board (CARB) with Transactions, Oil and Gas Systems, and Process Emissions Specializations, and a Registered Environmental Property Assessor (REPA). Mr. Huff is also the Closed Landfill project lead within SCS’s California offices, with project management and coordination responsibilities for closed and inactive landfill projects throughout the state, including landfill probe evaluation work for CalRecycle.
Michael Whiticar | Aerometrix
Dr. Michael Whiticar, CEO and co-founder of Aerometrix, brings 40 years’ experience as a gas geochemist. He has a mixed industry and academic background with Ph.D. (CAU, 1978) in marine geochemistry, gas geochemist at Petro-Canada (Calgary, 1979-81) and Fed. Inst. Nat Resources (Hannover, GER, 1982-1990), Nordic Prof. U. Copenhagen (DK, 1986-87) and founding Professor at Sch. Earth & Ocean Sci, UVic (1990-2019). His research background is molecular and stable isotope geochemistry of natural gases with over 100 publications. He has built and uses micro-gas sensors and laser spectrometers since 1990 for field, undersea and aerial applications including GHGs. He leads the Aerometrix GHGMap team with aerial sensors for quantitative gas emissions including landfills, gas plants, pipelines, and feedlots
Eric Wen | Qube Technologies
Eric oversees Qube’s operations and supports product development and sales. In his previous role with Bain & Company, he served as a Manager in their London and Seattle offices. Prior to Bain, Eric was a professional engineer at Talisman Energy and Aucerna, where he worked on oil and gas projects in North America and Australia. Eric holds an MBA from London Business School and a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of British Columbia.