Company Bios

Steve Zicari, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Steve drives innovation in production and product R&D and oversees the QA/QC program. Steve is a bioprocess engineer and has been involved in the organic waste conversion and renewable energy industries for over 15 years. Steve holds a doctorate in Biosystems Engineering from UC Davis where he studied enzymatic conversion of sugar beets for biofuel production. Steve is co-editor of the Integrated Processing Technologies for Food and Agricultural By-Products textbook and on the editorial board for the Industrial Biotechnology journal. Steve worked previously as a senior engineer with Microgy, Inc., building large-scale anaerobic digestion and renewable energy facilities and is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in California. Steve also earned his MS and BS degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Cornell University.

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Western Growers: CSS Pioneers Uses for Both Farm and Environmental Benefits
May 7, 2021

This article by Jeff Janas of Western Growers Magazine does a good job of describing the reasons that our founder established CSS, the great benefits of CSS technology on the environment and our food supply...

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