Mr. Flores is a Research Scientist in the Chemical Engineering Department at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Tx. He has worked at Southwest Research Institute since 2002 where he created and implemented experimental techniques to support chemical processes development. Mr. Flores now leads the chemical investigations team where he manages the development and operation of chemical processes for advanced fuel and energy technologies at lab-and-demonstration scale. In the last 3 years, one project with a small business has been developing a new Carbon Capture and Sequestration technology. Mr. Flores holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Master’s of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio.