printed in the
AlChE Baton Rouge Section Newsletter
13, #9 Issue
May 10, 2003
Meeting Coates Award Banquet
Ed Green, 2003 Coates Award Recipient Senior Division
Speaker: Ernest E. (Ed) Green, Ph.D., ExxonMobil Chemicals, 2003 Coates
Volunteers make a Difference: A Quick Look at the Possibilities
To help improve Louisiana students' science educational performance,
a group of ExxonMobil employees formed a Science Education Team.
They network with science educators to identify barriers and needs,
and to provide assistance, training and funding. The program increased
employee involvement in education programs and enhanced public awareness
of the benefits of the petrochemical industry to the community.
As a founding member of the team, Dr. Green will describe its objectives,
accomplishments, and provide guidance on how similar groups can
Ed Green 2003 Coates Award Recipient
Green is Senior Chemist and Anlytical Coordinator for Intermediates
Technology at ExxonMobil Chemicals in Baton Rouge.
He was educated in Shreveport, LA, and received his B.S. and M.S.
in Chemistry from Louisiana Tech, and his Ph.D. from LSU.
He has been with ExxonMobil since 1977. Ed is in many ways a renaissance
chemist, that is, he does everything well and combines it with flair,
imagination and hard work. He always has a smile on his face, good
suggestions to make, and devotes a great deal of his personal time
to the community, schools, and the ACS local section.
Ed is a valuable member of the ExxonMobil technical staff and has
traveled extensively to the far East as a troubleshooter. He received
the Exxon Chemical Award for Responsible Care and Community Awareness
Ed is married to the former Linda Ledbetter of Ruston, LA, who was
the 1993 Coates Award recipient. Together they work in training
science teachers and providing technical support and classroom supplies
to help area students become science willing, ready and able.
They have two children, Leslie and Charles, and four grandchildren.
Ed is involved in many community organizations and has been a Deacon
and Elder at the University Presbyterian Church and a tenor in the
Green, 2003 Coates Award Recipient Senior Division