Providing technical and profitable solutions to waste problems
Developing processes to generate fuel from plastic waste
Dr. Pravansu Mohanty – President of C-squared Innovations, LLC and Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan. He has +20 years of leadership in advanced material and nano-engineering.
Dr. Mohanty holds a number of patents in nanotechnology and plasma assisted engineering. His research interest include novel battery design, solar cells, hydrogen cells and biomechanics.
Joel Sibul – Mr. Sibul has developed many methods used to de-polymerize plastics and urethanes.
Dr. Swaminathan Ramesh is an entrepreneur and a research scientist in Polymer and Organic Chemistries with more than 60 patents (US, International) and many peer-reviewed scientific papers. He has +30 years of Technical and Start-up experience.
He is a partner in GEC2 Solutions, LLC (2010 – present), Founder and CEO of Advanced Technologies of Michigan, Inc. (1992 – present), Founder and CEO of Global Energy Conversions, LLC (2006 – present) and Founder and CEO of Solarflex, LLC (2008 – present). He was engaged in various Research and Development activities with BASF (1983 – 2005) and worked as a contract chemist at the USEPA laboratories, Chicago (1980 – 1983).
His research interests are in developing alternative energy products and processes.
§ Developed novel catalysts and concepts to convert waste plastics into value added fuels (gasoline, diesel, etc.) in high yields and specificity
§ Actively collaborating with Univ. of Michigan to develop new processes for recycling (Green Chemistry) and harvesting Solar Energy
§ Developed super-dispersants for third generation hybrid organic photovoltaics.