Innovators

Julie Blumreiter

Julie Blumreiter

As a co-founder of ClearFlame Engines, Dr. Julie Blumreiter is working to bring clean, low-carbon, high-performance engine solutions to market in order to change the landscape of the long-haul heavy duty trucking industry.

Bernard Johnson

Bernard Johnson

Dr. Bernard Johnson earned a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University where he worked in the Advanced Energy Systems Lab. His research focused on developing ways to significantly improve the efficiency of internal combustion engines for heavy-duty transportation.

Justin Whiteley

Justin Whiteley

Dr. Justin Whiteley is an electrochemist and materials scientist whose specialty lies in the field of electrochemical devices, namely lithium-ion batteries and super capacitors. He is currently the chief technology officer and co-founder at Emergy, LLC, which focuses on advanced carbon material synthesis through biofabrication.

Tyler Huggins

Tyler Huggins

Dr. Tyler Huggins is an engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur. Huggins is passionate about the application of technologies to facilitate sustainable human development. He firmly believes that clean technologies can be both economically and environmentally advantageous.

Felipe Gomez del Campo

Felipe Gomez del Campo

Felipe Gomez del Campo is the founder and the CEO of FGC Plasma Solutions, a Cleveland-based company, which is developing a novel fuel injector for jet engines and gas turbines.

Chad Mason

Chad Mason

Chad Mason has a B.S. in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University, and a M.S. in engineering technology with a research focus on low-temperature fuel cells from Arizona State University. During his master’s studies, he spent six months working at Aalto University in Finland.

Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton

Hamilton is currently researching non-equilibrium plasma physics and radiation generated plasma for his M.S. He also is the founder and CEO of Atlas Energy Systems, an energy development company focused on the conversion of nuclear waste into usable energy.