Southern Research Names New Director of Alabama Energy and Environment

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — February 11, 2015 – Southern Research has named Corey Tyree, Ph.D., its Director of Energy and Environment for Alabama operations. In this role, Tyree will lead teams of engineers and technicians focused on ground-breaking technical solutions for industrial and government clients in a variety of industries including water, analytical services, selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts, mercury control, coal combustion, carbon capture, and carbon sequestration.

“Dr. Tyree brings to Southern Research a wealth of knowledge in engineering, technology development, and complex project management,” said Michael D. Johns, vice president of engineering for Southern Research. “In addition, his solid leadership background and extensive experience in the utility industry will be valuable assets to our organization.”

Tyree comes to Southern Research from Georgia Power, where he was engineering manager at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Georgia. Prior to that role, he was engineering manager at Georgia Power’s Plant Wansley in Heard County, Georgia. Tyree also worked as principal engineer with Southern Company, where he was responsible for emission control technology development.

Tyree earned a bachelor’s of chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky and a doctorate in chemical engineering from Arizona State University.

About Southern Research
Founded in 1941 in Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Research is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) scientific and engineering research organization that conducts preclinical drug discovery and development, advanced engineering research in materials, systems development, and energy and environment research. Approximately 500 team members support clients and partners in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, defense, aerospace, environmental, and energy industries in facilities in Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas.