Our Team

At Hydron Energy, we believe the world is shaped by a few people with disruptive ideas fuelled by the ambition to make them happen.

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meet the visionaries and builders

We are hydron energy

Everyone here is working on their own moon shot.

From the founders to the engineers, the technicians to the business team, we are all applying 1000% thinking to all our efforts and challenges.

That’s what it takes to do something radically different and, possibly, save the world.

Soheil Khiavi

Soheil Khiavi

President & CEO

Invents & commercializes distruptive gas separation technologies.

Alison Cartier

Alison Cartier

Business Development Manager

Translates expertise into easy-to-understand messages.

Orlando janzen

Orlando janzen

Mechanical engineering manager

Challenges his team to solve problems through creative machine design.

Ellie Omidvari

Ellie Omidvari

Data Manager

Manages databases, information technologies, the crew, and the spending.

Chujie Zhu

Chujie Zhu

Process Engineer Lead

Designs and models advanced processes and tests novel materials.

Faezeh Hajiali, PhD

Faezeh Hajiali, PhD

Materials Scientist

Synthesizes and characterizes novel polymers and compounds.

James Kay, PhD

James Kay, PhD

Materials Development Engineer

Champions manufacturing and design of composite structures for PPCs.

Evan Renz

Evan Renz

Jr. Mechanical Design Engineer

Leads our 3D printing and prototyping operations.

Franz Hsieh

Franz Hsieh

Manufacturing Technologist

Designs, machines, manufactures, and fixes anything & everything.

Sepehr Karimi

Sepehr Karimi

Data Acquisition & Testing

Runs tests, collects data, and ensures quality control.

Saeid Tajbakhsh

Saeid Tajbakhsh

Lead Scientist, Nanostructures Development

Describe Saeid’s contribution

Terry Lei

Terry Lei

Lab Technologist

Conducts laboratory tests and materials synthesis.

Working with us

Our board of directors & advisory team

Providing valuable insight and helping strengthen relationships with our stakeholders.

Soheil Khiavi

Soheil Khiavi

Hydron Energy

Leads with 30 years experience working with gas separation technologies.

Mani Chopra

Mani Chopra

Hydron Energy

Financial architect who thrives on the continuous pursuit of entrepreneurial success.

Kevin Spencer

Kevin Spencer

Modern Niagara

Brings experience & industry contacts for advancing commercialization opportunities.

Eric Ohlendorf

Eric Ohlendorf

Ag Property Solutions

Provides voice, views, relationships, and expertise from the agricultural community.

Ashkhan Shoja-Nia

Ashkhan Shoja-Nia

StormFisher

Shares clean fuel production and commercial analysis expertise.