Emmanuel Kasseris

Emvolon, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Kasseris is the CEO and co-founder of Emvolon, an MIT spin-off revolutionizing chemical manufacturing by using internal combustion engines from cars and trucks as miniature chemical plants. He has more than 15 years of experience in the energy sector. As a research project manager for Chevron, ConocoPhillips and MIT, Dr. Kasseris has led several new energy technologies from concept to laboratory prototype and eventually full-scale pilots. An internal combustion engine expert, Dr. Kasseris has worked on fossil fuel/combustion, renewable power generation technologies and energy storage, especially in micro grid applications. Additionally, Dr. Kasseris has worked extensively as an energy systems strategic advisor for senior management at Chevron and MIT in both transportation and power generation. His work has been cited by the US Department of Energy, US Environmental Protection Agency and National Academy of Sciences. It has also been used in expert testimonies to the US Congress as well as on DOE’s fueleconomy.gov website. Dr. Kasseris holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from MIT and a Diploma from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, all in Mechanical Engineering. He is the inventor of five US Patents and the author of nine publications with over 900 citations.

Sessions With Emmanuel Kasseris

Thursday, 10 March

  • 08:30am - 09:10am (CST) / 10/mar/2022 02:30 pm - 10/mar/2022 03:10 pm

    Energy Innovation Pioneers—Play the Hand You’re Dealt: Accelerating decarbonization in existing energy systems

    Panel Innovation & Technology

    The global energy system is a highly optimized, complex entity shaped by reliability, regulatory, and economic demands; creating inertia for the development of the very technologies needed to provide step change improvements in performance and sustainability. What emergent innovations are on the horizon to meet these needs? How are new entrants developing and scaling these transformative technologies? How can they leverage current structures to accelerate development? This panel features members of the Energy Innovation Pioneers class of 2022 who will share their perspectives on how they are overcoming these challenges to commercialize their innovations.

  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 09:00 pm - 10/mar/2022 09:30 pm

    Emvolon | Small-scale, On-demand, Distributed Chemical Production

    Presentation Downstream/Midstream/Chemicals Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability Start-ups
    Presentations from startups and tech innovators showcasing case studies on new technologies and innovations in the energy ecosystem.