Denis Osowski is Director of Technology Development for The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W). His role is to align B&W's developed technology with near and long-term market needs through direct research & engineering activity, as well as the formation of partnerships with customers, industry development partners, and research institutions. He has worked for B&W for more than 20 years, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility, from project engineer to Vice President of B&W’s utility boiler and environmental retrofit business. In these roles, Denis has driven the development and execution of hundreds of millions of dollars of retrofit and plant life extension projects. Osowski joined B&W in the Systems Integration group in 1999 after working for Lincoln Electric as a Research & Development Engineer since 1990. In his current role, Denis uses his depth of experience and industry knowledge to direct the development of B&W next-generation energy and environmental technologies and guides projects that will help carry the industry toward a clean and zero-carbon emissions future. He holds a bachelor of electrical engineering degree from Cleveland State University. Osowski co-holds two U.S. patents, is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio, and was a contributing editor to B&W’s 42nd edition of Steam/its generation and use.