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Pedro Santos
Founder and CEO, HICOR Technologies (formerly OsComp Systems)

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Pedro Santos conceived HICOR’s near-isothermal multiphase compression technology while finishing his graduate studies at MIT in 2009. He has been the recipient of numerous technical and business awards. 

HICOR Technologies (formerly OsComp Systems) is a venture capital funded company based in Houston and a recipient of multiple grants from the National Science Foundation and the US DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA). He has been featured on Compressor Tech Magazine, Chemical Engineering Magazine, and received the Dominican Republic Presidential award in 2012 recognizing the most accomplished professional in the country under 35 years of age. He was named by Forbes as one of its inaugural “30 under 30” in energy award in 2011.

Prior to starting HICOR, Pedro had been VP of a Latin American affiliate of Ingersoll-Rand. He holds a US DOE Airmaster+ certification and has completed more than 80 industrial compressed air energy audits.

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