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Dr. Mark Holtzapple, Energy Solutions Expert

Dr. Mark Holtzapple

Dr. Mark Holtzapple earned his BS from Cornell University (1978) and his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania (1981).  He then served as a captain in the US Army and performed research on microclimate cooling, a method for cooling soldiers encapsulated in chemical protective clothing.  For the past 28 years, Mark has been a professor of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University.  He has been recognized as the most prolific inventor in the Texas A&M System, which includes 11 universities and 7 state agencies.  He has published 132 peer-reviewed journal articles, 12 books, 12 book chapters, 9 conference proceedings, 31 technical reports, and 42 issued U.S. patents.  He has numerous awards, including the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge given by the President and Vice-President of the United States.

Mark’s research interests focus on sustainability and include the following: fuels and chemicals from biomass, food and feed processing, high-efficiency engines, high-efficiency air conditioning, and water desalination.  These technologies are being developed through two companies: Earth Energy Renewables and StarRotor.

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