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Distinguished Associates


Mr. Carlos A. Cabrera - Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Genomatica
San Diego, California


Mr. Cabrera holds a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky and a Master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.  He was the former Chairman of UOP. Prior that he also served as President and Chief Executive Officer.  He also previously served as Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Energy, Director at Gevo, and as CEO of China's National Institute of Low Carbon and Clean Energy. Carlos has been granted seven patents by the US Patent Office, is author of numerous publications, and frequently serves on many industry panels as a worldwide recognized business and technical leader.  Mr. Cabrera is a member of the Board of Directors of NPRA and the NPRA Petrochemical Committee; received an honorary ISA membership, the highest form of recognition bestowed by the Instrument Society of America; has been inducted to the University of Kentucky Engineering’s Hall of Distinction; and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers awarded him with the 2007 Fuels and Petrochemicals Division Leadership Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the fuels and petrochemical industry.