Dr. Mehdi Moussavi is the president and founder of Hydrogenca LLC consulting on renewable energy and storage.

Prior to founding his company, Dr. Mehdi Moussavi worked as the CEO of Areva Storage, a Subsidiary of AREVA Renewables, in charge of development and commercialization of H2 based Electricity Storage equipment (Fuel Cell and Redox Flow Battery). Dr. Moussavi was in charge of academic, research and industrial partnerships portfolio analysis and optimization plan at Areva Corporate Research and Innovation Department and launched “AREVA SME open Innovation” initiative.

Dr. Moussavi is an expert in International Nanotechnology and was responsible for Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology based Innovation for Nuclear Power Plants, Renewable Energy and Storage at AREVA Corporate Research and Innovation Department.

As the Director of Technology at Applied Materials, he developed a turn key process to interconnect microelectronic devices that is used by major microelectronic manufacturers.

In his professional experience, Dr. Moussavi held management positions at CEA-LETI as a director and research and development engineer and created synthetic molecules for magnetic detectors for military applications and oil companies as well as an innovative oxygen sensor for medical application.

Dr. Moussavi has filed 22 patents and published 35 papers in major scientific societies such as American Academy of Arts and Science, American Chemical Society and French Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Moussavi lead research programs at Agence Nationale de la Recherche, California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, John Hopkins University and Université de Montréal.

Dr. Moussavi holds a  PhD in Chemistry and a Masters of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Université of Strasbourg, France. Dr. Moussavi attended Université Joseph Fourier for further research studies on Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials for Microelectronics and received a Diplôme d’Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (HDR).

Contact  us @ mehdi@hydrogenca.com.