Ricardo Prada Silvy

He has more 30 years of experience in executive leadership and technical positions and currently serves as member of the Board at PDVSA, CTO at Chasm Advanced Materials and affiliate lecturer at the University of Oklahoma. He holds a BS in Chemistry - Chemical Engineering from the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and a Ph.D in Catalysis from the University of Louvain (Belgium). His main areas of expertise are in catalyst development and scaling-up for different refining, petrochemical and carbon nanomaterials production processes. Inventor of more than 30 International patents and published more than 110 scientific articles.