Rick Stover

President, Gradiant Membrane Systems

Rick Stover

President, Gradiant Membrane Systems

Biography

Richard L. Stover, PhD, has 25 years of experience making global water resources sustainable through improved treatment efficiency. As President of Gradiant Membrane Systems, he is enabling inland desalination and water reuse projects that were not previously possible with a new membrane brine concentration process. In his previous role as Desalitech’s Executive Vice President, he was responsible for growth of the company’s reverse osmosis products. He previously served as Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice President of Marketing for Energy Recovery, Inc., the leading supplier of energy recovery devices for seawater desalination.

Dr. Stover has been granted numerous patents. He was co-recipient of the European Desalination Society’s Sidney Loeb award for outstanding innovation. He has a PhD from the University of California Berkeley and a BS from the University of Texas Austin, both in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Stover serves on the board of the International Desalination Association.

Session:

Day 1: Monday 16th April 2017

14:00 – 15:30 – Desalination – Water Technology Idol 2018- Presentations and Voting