A Veteran-Owned Small Business
Luis is a Chemical Engineer and a Licensed Professional Engineer and has 35+ years of broad- based industrial water treatment experience in various technical and management positions. He held the position of Principal Engineer for 8 years with ChemTreat, a leader in industrial water management, a Richmond, VA based company where he had responsibilities for technical leadership in high-pressure boiler across a myriad of industries worldwide. He also held the position of Senior Technical Consultant at GE Water & Process Technologies where he worked for 20 years.
Technology knowledge base and experience include high-pressure boiler cycle chemistry, flow-accelerated corrosion (FAC), membrane separations (RO, ultrafiltration), cooling water technology, and other unit operations of industrial water treatment. He has published many technical papers and has been a speaker at many international conferences. He has instructed over 120 multi-day courses over the past 25 years at various organizations, including the Competitive Power College of PowerGen International, the International Water Conference (IWC) and several universities’ continuing engineering education programs.
Luis is widely regarded as an expert in the power industry. He played a very significant role in defining new criteria for steam purity for use in turbines, and introducing changes to decades-long steam purity guidelines. He was the winner of the Paul Cohen Award in 2006 at the International Water Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Luis is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. He is ready to help customers solve their most critical plant and operational challenges.