Mike Schultz is Managing Director of PTI Global Solutions, bringing process technology leadership to companies in the fuels, chemicals, and energy space.
Previously Mike was Vice President of Engineering for LanzaTech, where he led the scale-up and commercialization of first of its kind gas fermentation technology for conversion of waste carbon into fuel and chemical products.
Prior to LanzaTech, Mike spent two years with Battelle Science and Technology Malaysia, working closely with PETRONAS to develop the R&D infrastructure and capabilities for a robust sustainable fuel and chemical portfolio. This followed a ten-year tenure at UOP in technology development.
Mike holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He received the 2015 EPA Greener Synthetic Pathway award and the 2005 Haden Freeman Award for Engineering Excellence from IChemE. Mike has been granted more than 40 US Patents in his career, and has extensive international experience with postings in Malaysia and New Zealand, and frequent travel throughout his career supporting partners and customers in China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, SE Asia, and Europe.