Chief Scientist Physics and Separations
Royal Dutch Shell Group
Jose has been with Shell since 1995. As Chief Scientist Physics and Separations for Royal Dutch Shell Group, he advises on technology and R&D strategy and implementation. He leads a team of seven scientists and provides strategic level consulting in technology and R&D for Upstream and Downstream (chemicals and refining), gas, renewables, and hydrogen businesses. His experience includes commercial interactions, technology licensing and technical services. He has published over 50 technical papers and six patents in distillation and extraction areas. He has also instructed the Distillation in Practice and Extraction course for Continuing Education for The University of Texas and the Separations Research Program. Jose holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and Graduate Degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.