José Figueroa

José Figueroa

Carbon Capture Coordinator and Senior Project Manager
U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory

José Figueroa is the Carbon Capture Coordinator and Senior Project Manager supporting the U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) Carbon Capture Program, where he promotes the integration of research and business needs to meet programmatic requirements.  He has over 24 years of experience in the power generation industry spanning both the private and public sector. His experiences range from commercial scale construction and demonstration projects to management of breakthrough concept R&D projects.  He has been a member of the DOE NETL Carbon Sequestration Strategy Team, served as the Project Manager of over 35 carbon dioxide capture projects, served as Chair of the US Regional Partnership Carbon Capture and Transportation Working Group and as a delegate to the US-UK Collaboration Memorandum of Understanding—US Carbon Capture and Sequestration. 

He received his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College.