Tim received a B.S. degree in Chemistry and Math from Trinity University (San Antonio), and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from The Ohio State University. Following a post-doctoral appointment at NIST and the University of Colorado, he joined ExxonMobil’s Corporate Strategic Research Labs in 2001. He has held a number of positions in research, planning and strategy, crude oil supply chain logistics, and research management. His current R&D activities are focused on novel methods for CO2 capture using carbonate fuel cells, bioenergy with CCS (BECCS), and nature-based solutions for atmospheric greenhouse gas reduction.