Zachery Emerson, Ph.D.

Director, Air Quality
Location: Independent – Gainesville, FL


Dr. Zach Emerson has been with NCASI since 2007 and now manages the pulp and paper air program. His work has involved research on wastewater fugitive emissions, air modeling, and emissions measurement methods. Expertise includes air emissions estimates, empirical and numerical modeling, and troubleshooting. He routinely provides technical support to members for SARA reporting, MACT compliance, and air permitting. He is also a NCASI member coordinator with responsibility for ~35 pulp mills.


PhD in Chemical Engineering, Auburn University. Focus was on fluid mechanics, multiphase flow and numerical modeling as applied to flotation deinking
MS in Chemical Engineering, Auburn University. Focus was on flotation deinking of recycled pulp
BS Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

Emissions estimates, modeling and simulation, emissions measurement methods, air permitting and reporting, TRS and HAP emissions

Awards and Career Highlights

NCASI Member Coordinator
Organizer and moderator of NCASI Eastern Regional Meetings

Phone: (352) 244-0909