Walter E. Alvarez

Walter E. Alvarez, Principal Scientist, Phillips 66, Phillips 66 Research Center, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA. PhD in Materials Science from the University of Mar del Plata, Argentina. W. Alvarez has 25+ years of combined experience between industry and academia in the field of heterogeneous catalysis. W. Alvarez has served as the GPCS industrial liaison, led the organizing committee of the 2nd GPCS symposium, and worked on the sponsorship of the GPCS symposium activities. In this new cycle, we will focus on: a) increase the number of sponsors, b) promote the interaction between academia-industry in the region (sponsor presentations of academia and industry members in the region), c) increase the support for student travel awards.