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SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS

Chris Cuvar

Co-Founder/Chief Technical Officer/Board Member

As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Cuvar has extensive understanding of mechanical engines, power plant operations, and design, as well as a background in nuclear physics and metallurgy (including frequency effects on atomic structures) and organic chemistry (hydrocarbon combustion and HazMat chemistry).   He leads a coalition of scientists who have developed the QC-GAS™ process.  His experience includes the design and fabrication of mechanical components using both rare and common materials, and extensive work with magnetics and their effects on water and metals. He is also an effective instructor and liaison/problem solver between PhD engineers and field implementers.

Egwuatu Ikpeama

Vice President of Chemical Solutions

Previously serving as an Oil and Gas Production Chemist for the Shell Petroleum Development Company, and Manager of Laboratory Operations at Paragon Laboratories, Mr. Ikpeama has over 20 years experience from the Oil and Gas Energy Industry. Specializing in Analytical Chemistry, Fossil and Biofuel Chemistry, Process Chemistry, Geo Chemistry, Oil Field Water Chemistry, and Natural Gas and LPG analysis, Eqwuatu leads our Waste to Fuel program and facilities. 

 

John Baker

Advisor-Environmental Specialist

Mr. Baker provides 33 years of experience in studying environmental impacts of landfills and remedial sites. Mr. Baker is a recognized expert in bioreactor landfills, alternative caps, landfill gas, groundwater quality, hydrogeology, surface water quality management, landfill operational efficiencies, and alternative waste management technologies. John's experience complements QCI's conservation goals. 

Dr. Issac Ray, PH.D.

Advisory Board Pollution Control / WESP Systems

Dr. Ray maintains over 30 years expertise in developing solid and liquid particulate air pollution control devices, specifically in the progress of highly efficient, high velocity Wet Electrostatic Precipitators (WESP).  Spearheading over 500 WESP installations worldwide, he is at the top of his field.   Dr. Ray assists QCI in working with our customers’ most challenging environmental issues – customers who must bring their equipment and factories into air quality governmental compliance.

 

James Pickell

Controls System Engineer

Mr. Pickell is a highly skilled and diverse Controls Engineer with over 30+ years of experience in numerous PLC programming platforms.  Mr. Pickell also holds many certificates and licenses in the fields of electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication and assembly engineering, all which will assist our team’s machinery assembly/production and energy conservation needs.

Matthew Finley

Chemistry / Engineering Assistant

Mr. Finley has 10+ years of mechanical experience in the aviation industry. Matthew is a certified FAA mechanic, and has extensive training in the fields of pneumatics, hydraulics, jet engine repair, as well as electrical and electronic circuits.  His technical background allows him to be a valuable assistant in all of our technical fields of development.   

Brad Wold

Engineering: Electrical

Mr.  Wolf  has  over  twenty  years as  a  systems  electrical  engineer  and  master  electrician.    His duties  include management  oversight,  working  with  our  architects  and  engineers  regarding electrical  design  and  implementation.  His valuable background assists QCI, LLC in all our businesses.

James Yakes

Engineering:  HVAC/Plumbing

A highly skilled, results-driven HVAC/Plumbing professional with extensive experience in production/assembly, operational equipment, maintenance and repair, and quality assurance for over 10 years.  His valuable background assists QCI, LLC in all our businesses.

James Kujowski

Machine Technician

Mr. Kujowski holds experience in operating QCI's PCF machine. His duties include management  oversight, equipment maintenance and repair, shipping, customer service, and plant administrative skills. 

Nate Baird

Machine Technician

Nate Baird is a QCI-PCF Machine Technician with experience in equipment maintenance and repair, shipping, customer service, safety/OSHA, and quality assurance for over 5 years. 

 

Ken Hamby

Engineering Manger / QCI-TCF™

Mr. Hamby, a co-inventor of the QCI-TCF™ Process.  Ken is a veteran plant developer and process engineer with more than 30 years experience in the chemical and energy industries.  As VP and GM of the Falcon Power Operating Company,  Mr. Hamby developed an Operations and Maintenance company to ensure Falcon Seaboard operated efficiently while supporting the company’s global business development activities.