Mr. Flores is Director R&D in the Chemical Engineering Department at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Tx. Mr. Flores leads the Chemical Engineering Department where he manages the development and operation of pilot plants for chemical and petroleum processes for advanced fuel and energy technologies at lab and demonstration scale. Mr. Flores has worked at SwRI for 20 year on process development and scale-up projects in many different technical areas including: fluidized beds, FCC, heavy oil upgrading, carbon capture and sequestration, carbon utilization, pyrolysis, dehydrogentation technologies to olefins, waste plastics, and electrolysis to name a few.
Mr. Flores holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Texas San Antonio and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of North Dakota.