Dr. Adriaens’ career has focused on developing and determining the value-creation potential of innovative clean technologies. He is widely published in technology journals and is a sought-after speaker on cleantech innovation. He is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy in the Ross School of Business, where he serves as Cleantech Director to the Wolverine Venture Fund of the University of Michigan. He is past-President of the Association of Environmental Science and Engineering Professors, and a member-by-eminence of the American Academy of Environmental Engineering. He teaches courses on Business Models, Entrepreneurial Business Fundamentals, Cleantech Venture Assessment, and Sustainability Finance. He is co-developer of the KeyStone Compact™, a business analytical and strategic positioning tool that has been applied on more than 400 global early and later stage Cleantech companies in North America, Asia, and Europe. He founded Global Cleantech LLC, and is Director of Asian Operations at LimnoTech, an environmental services firm focused on energy-water nexus issues in the US and China. He is Director at Cleantech Acceleration Partners, a business services firm, and Head Judge of the Global Cleantech Custer Association (GCCA), focused on open innovation and economic development by screening, repositioning and connecting best in class Cleantech clusters and companies.