|Carbon Sciences Announces the Addition of Dr. Howard Fong as Scientific Advisor |
|Retired Technical Lead at Shell Oil Company to Provide Guidance to Company’s Management Team |
Santa Barbara, CA - July 14, 2010 - Carbon Sciences, Inc. (CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform greenhouse gases into gasoline and other portable fuels, today announced that Dr. Howard Fong has joined the company as a Scientific Advisor.
Dr. Fong received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from San Jose State University in 1971, and Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1975. He joined Shell Development Company (Shell Oil Company) at the Westhollow Technology Center in Houston, Texas in 1975, and rose to the rank of Managing Engineer, the highest technical rank of the Royal Dutch Shell Group. He retired from the company in April of 2010.
Dr. Fong has broad and deep knowledge of the petrochemical industry and specializes in new technology assessment, development and commercialization, functioning at the interface between technology and business. He is the holder of over 30 patents and several of the major developments he helped initiate at Shell have been commercialized. He has extensive experience working with start-up companies, providing critical techno-economic evaluations and charting the path for successful commercialization.
“Dr. Fong’s extensive experience and track record in the petrochemical industry at the highest levels will be invaluable to Carbon Sciences as we continue to develop our revolutionary CO2 based Gas-to-Liquids technology,” stated Byron Elton, CEO, Carbon Sciences. “With Dr. Fong advising Dr. Aslam, our Chief Technology Officer and inventor of the process, we have the world-class, best of breed talent we need to move forward,” Elton added.
|Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2010|
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