Felipe Gomez del Campo is the founder and CEO of FGC Plasma Solutions Inc, a venture-backed, Boston-based company which uses plasma to fundamentally improve combustion across a wide variety of systems, leading to improvements in emissions, fuel consumption and operability. FGC Plasma’s technology has applications in energy, aerospace and national security. Felipe originally started this research as a high school science fair project and now, over six years later, has several patents on the technology and has raised over $5 million in funding from the Department of Energy, NASA and others. Felipe was named to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Energy category and was honored at The White House by President Barack Obama as an emerging global entrepreneur that same year. FGC Plasma was selected by NASA’s Chief Technologists as the 2018 X-factor innovation award through NASA Itech. Felipe currently holds a Visiting Scientist appointment at MIT. He has a B.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and an M.S. in aerospace engineering from CWRU.
Felipe is an alumnus of the International Science and Engineering Fair 2012.