David Engel, Ph.D.
David has over 20 years of industrial experience in a variety of areas ranging from chemical synthesis, pharmaceutical chemistry, sensors, light to energy conversion, membranes, nanotechnology, security technology, analytical methods, chemical additives, combinatorial chemistry and process separation technologies.
David is the co-inventor in 18 United States Invention Patents on various subjects relating to technology development. David has completed a number of technical projects, plant troubleshooting visits and business development initiatives for Eastman Kodak, Porous Media, Pentair, General Electric and Sulphur Experts in Latin America, Europe, Middle East, US and Canada regions. He has authored several papers and seminars on a variety of subjects. Recently David has focused on enhancing process efficiency, plant profitability, and equipment reliability with reduced use of resources.
David has a unique combination of technical and analytic skills for troubleshooting. He has distinctive capabilities and expertise at the interface of process engineering and chemistry. This enables David to perform accurate root-cause analysis and develop sound practical solutions.
Currently, David has a joint appointment as Managing Director at Nexo Solutions, Technology Leader at Exion Systems and Technology Director at Amine Optimization Company. David is also a member of the Editorial Board for Elsevier Publishing in the field of Chemical Engineering - Filtration and Separation and President of the American Filtration & Separations Society - Southwest Region.