Educational Advisory Committee
The Process Heating & Cooling Show educational program is made up of presentation submissions and invitations selected and recruited by the Educational Advisory Committee (EAC). We thank the EAC for their service and expertise in putting together the best possible program for event participants.
Director of Education, Process Heating & Cooling Show
Editor, Process Heating & Process Cooling
Linda Becker is the associate publisher and founding editor of Process Cooling and Process Heating magazine. Linda is also a veteran of the manufacturing beat; she has more than 20 years’ experience covering manufacturing operations.
Eric W. Teale
Executive Vice President, RETA
Business Development Manager, Danfoss, Industrial Refrigeration
Eric is a Business Development Manager for Danfoss Cooling- Industrial Refrigeration directly providing End Users access to Danfoss Industrial Refrigeration to provide troubleshooting, solution development, training, and a voice back into Danfoss. He has 12 years of engineering experience in the design, specification, and installation of mechanical systems for refrigeration, utility and process systems. Eric is a 2008 graduate of Minnesota State University- Mankato with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. In the fall of 2012 Eric graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Master of Engineering Management. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in the States of Minnesota, Iowa, and Ohio. Eric holds a Certified Refrigeration Service Technician (CRST) credential from RETA.
Eric is a member of IIAR and RETA. He is the Executive Vice-President of RETA.
Senior Energy Engineer, Advanced Energy
Mike is a Senior Energy Engineer with Advanced Energy in Raleigh, NC. He has over 28 years of experience in manufacturing plants including roles as production manager, maintenance manager, and plant engineer. Mike has extensive experience with many industrial processes and all types of plant facility systems. He works with utilities, industrial equipment vendors, and manufacturing plant teams to find the best technical and most energy efficient solutions for industrial processes. Mike has developed and delivered numerous presentations on Industrial Energy Efficiency and other related topics for utilities, industrial trade associations, and technical groups. Mike’s definition of energy, "The ability of one physical system to do work on another physical system causing a transformation."