Dr. Zoltan C. Mester
Vice President, R&D
Dr. Zoltan Mester
has a distinguished background in chemical and environmental sciences and is an
internationally respected expert in statistical experimental designs and catalysis, crucial fields in the
development of the next generation of energy devices.
Dr. Mester started his professional career as an assistant professor at the Technical University of
Budapest, Hungary, in the Department of Chemistry.
In the United States, he
extensive hands-on experience in science and engineering in industrial environmental issues,
frequently involving environmental chemistry, polymers, and catalysis.
has experience with such
well-known Fortune 500 companies as Unocal, Occidental Petroleum, and Fluor Company.
has authored numerous articles and has several patents in the fields of catalysis and
Some of his
publications concern energy conservation and the use of ethanol as a
partial substitute for fossil fuels.
is also well known for developing methods of generating low-
molecular-weight olefins for polymer production.
He is a lecturer at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Irvine, as well
as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Odyssey/Sail Venture Partners
is also a
former member of the California Trade Delegation
Dr. Mester obtained his master's degree in chemical engineering from the Technical University of