Katherine Dombrowski, P.E.

Principal Technical Staff




Principal Technical Staff, Trimeric Corporation, 2018 – Present

Department Manager for Technology Development, AECOM, 2015 – 2018

Project Manager, Project Engineer, Team Leader, URS Corporation, 2001 – 2015

Graduate Research Assistant, UIUC, 1999 – 2000

Co-Op Engineer, Intel Corporation, 1997 – 1998

Intern Engineer, Dow Chemical, 1996


Fields of Experience


Katherine Dombrowski is a chemical engineer and project manager with 18 years of experience. Her expertise is in the research, development and evaluation of chemical process technologies for electric generating stations. Ms. Dombrowski has managed over sixty projects to date, with contract values ranging from $10k to $6M. Her clients include technology providers, electric utilities, the Electric Power Research Institute, and US Department of Energy. Project scopes include full- and pilot-scale demonstrations, laboratory studies, modeling, techno-economic analyses, and industry surveys. Ms. Dombrowski has presented over fifty technical papers at national conferences, and she has been a primary contributing author to over twenty technical reports through EPRI and DOE/NETL.


Ms. Dombrowski has a passion for organizational management and development. She has created successful and enduring programs in the areas of knowledge transfer, innovation, and client outreach.


Some of Ms. Dombrowski’s areas of technical expertise include:


  • Air pollution controls: mercury, CO2, SO3, other acid gases
  • Halogen injection, activated carbon injection, alkaline sorbent injection
  • Sulfuric acid mist formation, measurement, and control
  • Balance of plant effects of bromine as a mercury control technology
  • Balance of plant effects of sorbent injection on particulate control devices
  • Multi-metals (mercury, selenium, arsenic) formation, measurement, control
  • Waste heat recovery and use technologies
  • Beneficial remediation and use of coal-derived fly ash
  • Multi-media (air, water, solids) sampling programs
  • Technology development and demonstration at lab, pilot and full-scale
  • EPA gas-phase measurement methods and data quality evaluation
  • Laboratory analytical method evaluation and data quality evaluation
  • Corrosion evaluation studies – laboratory simulations and field measurements
  • Knowledge management and knowledge transfer best practices
  • Innovation and ideation best practices


Professional Registrations and Affiliations


Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas

Member of National Coal Council, a Federal Advisory Committee to the US Secretary of Energy

Society of Women Engineers

Air and Waste Management Association





B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001

Certificate in International Development, Aalborg University, Denmark, 2001