Nu:ionic brings together seasoned industry professionals with proven experience in de-risking and commercializing large scale gas conversion processes and industrial microwave processing plants.
Co-Founder and CEO
Jan Boshoff, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. Jan brings 18 years of industry experience in various technical and management roles, including 13 years within South African based Sasol, a multinational petrochemical company. Sasol is recognized as a world leader in gas conversion technology, particularly natural gas and coal into higher value synthetic fuels and petrochemicals. Jan served Sasol in a variety of technical and leadership roles including management of the scale-up of Sasol’s core gas conversion technologies, the last five years of which were spent as site manager of a satellite gas-to-liquids pilot and demonstration facility. Jan holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware.
Co-Founder and cto
Jim Tranquilla, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. Jim has over 30 years’ experience related to technology development and commercialization, corporate management, academic and industrial R&D and consulting and senior project management, specializing in the areas of new technology implementation, technology scale-up and development of commercial applications, particularly in the mineral and oil and gas sectors. Jim is a recognized world leader in applied microwave technology and over the last 20 years has focused almost exclusively on the development of unique high-power microwave applications for reforming natural gas.
Dr. Ying Zheng, UWO