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HydroStar USA

Enabling a clean hydrogen industry with low-cost and safe electrolyzer. Targeting the 9.1 million USA diesel engines; improving fuel efficiency & emissions.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Estacada, OR, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website hydrostarusa.com

Company Summary

HydroStar USA provides the next generation of safe, clean, low-cost hydrogen production systems. Our electrolyzers produce green hydrogen gas from electricity and water using breakthrough technology and a proprietary electrolyte called B9. Serving many platforms across a number of industry applications, our commercial focus is reducing fuel usage and emissions; on-demand, low-cost, green hydrogen gas to enhance combustion in diesel engines.


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    CEO, Co-creator of device and electrolyte technology

    2004 to 2009 GreenEnviroTek, Inc.; President/CEO, Founder; created a new innovative “green/sustainable” coatings service.
    2001 to 2004 Hartung Glass Company, Director of Operations; Responsible for 3 glass facilities in Northern California;
    1978 to 2001 - PPG Industries, Inc. New Products Development Team . 2-years in Beijing China as General Manager of a startup in Northern China.

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    Global Engineering Director, Co-creator of device and electrolyte technology

    • Q Technologies Beijing Ltd, Founder, CEO ; 2007 – 2010, Technology licensing and consultancy company.
    • PEGASUS TECHNOLOGIES CEO Cleveland, Ohio 2000 – 2007 •Advanced control and optimization software solutions for the power industry.
    • ROLLS-ROYCE, Newcastle, England 1985-2000 • Director of Advanced Controls. Divisions were over $70 million worth of revenue in software and software services to the industrial marketplace

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    Executive VP Strategy and Planning

    Seasoned senior Level executive with over 30 years experience; Valador, SAIC and General Dynamics. Executive management of a P&L, strategic planning, systems eng, product develop/sales, partnerships, risk management. Engaged in developing new technologies for Nuclear Power, and Space Exploration Architectures. Design and trade studies; from rocket engines to vehicles to architectures for Human Missions to the Moon and Mars.

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    Executive VP Corporate Communications

    Serial Entrepreneur; businesses from restaurants, 3D computer software, construction, Internet marketing and website design. Opened a conference center in Ukraine; work with orphans. Drafted the 1st energy program for the State of Idaho and built passive solar homes, generating 86% of energy from the sun. Taught hands-on solar construction, energy workshops for architects and engineers, web design; a certified trainer for Kauffman Foundation.

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    Lead Chemist & Co-creator of electrolyte technology

    Recognized as an outstanding chemist by age eighteen was inducted into Iota Sigma Pi (National Honors Society for Women in Chemistry). A strong advocate of environmental solutions; has made unique contributions to Hydrostar’s electrolyte development; been the driving force behind these unique inventions; given many senior level presentations to venture capitalists in Atlanta, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Denver and London, UK

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    CTO/Systems Engineering

    Research Scientist / Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center
    Systems Engineer, Valador
    Stanford University (Stanford, CA), Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering with Information Technology