TRS Group Names Gorm Heron, Ph.D. As Chief Technology Officer

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Remediation industry leader, Dr. Gorm Heron, brings a wealth of experience to TRS as new CTO.

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Gorm Heron Ph.D. Named As New TRS CTO

Dr. Heron is a highly regarded in situ thermal remediation expert and brings a wealth of experience to TRS.

TRS Group, Inc. (TRS) is pleased to announce that Gorm Heron, Ph.D. has joined TRS as its Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Heron is a recognized in situ thermal remediation (ISTR) expert and brings a wealth of experience to TRS.

From 1995 to 1998 Dr. Heron conducted ISTR research at the US EPA laboratory in Ada, Oklahoma, and at the University of California at Berkeley. From 1999 to 2018 Dr. Heron worked in industry designing and implementing steam enhanced extraction (SEE), electrical resistance heating (ERH) and thermal conduction heating (TCH) systems. Further, Dr. Heron has served as an expert advisor and witness for Federal and private organizations.

As TRS Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Heron will focus on technology selection, development, and optimization. Additionally, he will support domestic and international business development, adding TCH and SEE capabilities to the TRS global team.

For information about TRS Group, please contact Mark Kluger, Vice President Sales and Marketing, (302) 655-6651 or by email at To learn more about the company, please visit

About TRS Group, Inc.

TRS Group, Inc. has successfully completed more than 160 ISTR remediation projects globally since its launch in 2000. Our technologies include electrical resistance heating (ERH), thermal conduction heating (TCH), heat-enhanced (HEPA® Remediation) and other combined remedies. Many sites have required heating beneath, or immediately adjacent to, a building or an open area to direct public access. Completed projects include commercial properties, retail shopping centers, industrial manufacturing facilities, military locations, empty warehouses, active fire lanes, and railway maintenance yards. The company has resolved a variety of unique site conditions across the broadest range of subsurface conditions and logistical challenges. TRS provides thermal in situ remediation services globally through individual joint venture partners in Europe, South America, and China.

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