Revolutionizing Energy via Technological Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Pedro Santos
Speaker Pedro Santos
Pedro conceived and invented Hicor’s near-isothermal multiphase compression technology while finishing his graduate studies at MIT in 2009 and has pioneered the additional technological and engineering developments in the area of CNG and gas separations. He currently holds 4 issued patents and >19 pending applications. Pedro has been the recipient ...

Pedro conceived and invented Hicor’s near-isothermal multiphase compression technology while finishing his graduate studies at MIT in 2009 and has pioneered the additional technological and engineering developments in the area of CNG and gas separations. He currently holds 4 issued patents and >19 pending applications.


Pedro has been the recipient of numerous technical awards including the Goradia Innovation Prize and was a winner in multiple technical and business competitions. His companies have received grants from the National Science Foundation and the US DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). He has been featured on Compressor Tech Magazine, Chemical Engineering Magazine, and received the Dominican Republic presidential award in 2012 recognizing the most accomplished professional in the country under 35 years of age. He was named by Forbes as one of its inaugural “30 under 30” award in the field of energy in December 2011.


Prior to starting Hicor, Pedro had been an operations director with a Latin American affiliate of Ingersoll-Rand. He holds a certification as one of the youngest professionals to have attained the United States’ Department of Energy’s Airmaster+ certification in compressed air systems and has completed more than 80 industrial energy audits for compression systems.


Pedro has a bachelor of science degree in engineering, and most recently completed an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, MA.

Full Description

 The North American oil and gas industry has been turned upside down by the impact of technologies developed >40yrs ago. How do you start, fund, and develop a technology company in the energy sector as a young professional, from the perspective of a natural gas compression technology entrepreneur.

Discounted pricing is available for students and members-in-transition. Please email the event organizers if you are interested. Walk-ins are accepted.

 

Organizer SPE Gulf Coast Young Professionals

Sahil Malhotra - sahil.malhotra@chevron.com, 832-854-7885


Julia Carval - julia.carval@us.bureauveritas.com, 832-910-4514


Arash Shadravan - shadravan.arash@gmail.com , 979-422-7648 

When?

Wed, Jun. 22, 2016
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce St
Houston, Texas 77002
United States

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