John Gaus, Chairman and CEO
John Gaus has demonstrated a strong track record as a successful inventor, engineer and serial entrepreneur in the energy industry. John has started a number of diverse business initiatives and has secured and deployed over $90 million for early-stage businesses. He has played a leading role in Clarkson University's technology transfer program, aiding with the launch of multiple products or companies based on intellectual property developed there. John volunteer teaches at Clarkson University's School of Business and lives in northern New York with his wife and four children.
Dr. Philip Leveson, Chief Scientist
Dr. Leveson graduated from Sheffield University (England) with a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering with a specialization in Fuel Technologies. After graduating Dr. Leveson remained at Sheffield and completed a Ph.D. focused specifically on the oxygen enrichment of combustion systems. Upon completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Leveson accepted a position at the State University of Campinas, in Brazil, where he worked on advanced processes for the gasification of sugar cane to produce hydrogen. In 2000 Dr. Leveson returned to the United Kingdom and began working at the centre for Process Intensification and Innovation based at the school of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials of Newcastle University. In 2004 Dr. Leveson relocated to Clarkson University, in Potsdam, New York where he helped Clarkson establish a Process Intensification and Clean Technology Group.