Southern Research

Corey A. Tyree, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Energy & Environment

P: 205-581-2102


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Corey Tyree, Ph.D., directs a team of engineers, scientists, and technicians focused on innovative technology solutions for clean energy, air, and water. Together we 1) develop new technology, 2) independently evaluate others’ technology, and 3) provide technical services. Our areas of expertise include: sustainable chemistry, technology based economic development, industrial water treatment, combustion, energy storage, renewable energy, and environmental technology verification.

Tyree has 14 years of diverse experience working in capacities ranging from power plant management to business development, and from R&D to industrial engineering practice.  Prior to joining Southern Research, Tyree was the engineering manager at Georgia Power Company’s Plant Wansley and then, later, at Plant Bowen – two large coal-fired power plants in the Atlanta area. He also worked as a principal engineer for Southern Company.

His scientific record includes peer-reviewed publications, magazine articles, and presentations on a wide range of topics. He has been invited to speak worldwide on electric utility related issues and he actively consults on energy and environmental issues.

Tyree received a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky and a doctorate in chemical engineering from Arizona State University.