Dr. Javier Garcia Martinez

Prof.Javier Garcia Martinez

University of Alicante, Spain,
Co-Founder, Rive Technology, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA

Dr. Garcia is Advisor to the Program.

Javier is faculty member and director of the Nanotechnology Molecular Laboratory at the University of Alicante, Spain. He has published extensively in the areas of nanomaterials, catalysis and energy and is inventor of fifteen patents.

Javier is also co-founder of Rive Technology Inc (Boston, MA), a clean energy company, commercializing advanced catalyst technology that has raised $47 million in venture capital funding from leading investors.

Javier is vice-chair of the World Economic Forum General Assembly Council on Emerging Technologies and Titular Member of the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

Javier has been recognized as a leader in nanotechnology and materials science. In 2005, Javier was awarded the Europa Medal, awarded annually to the outstanding European chemist under the age of 35. In 2007, Javier received the TR 35 Award from MIT’s Technology Review magazine, and in 2009 Javier was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.