Alex Fassbender is an energy and water innovator with four R&D 100 awards and 15 patents. His innovations in the field of carbon capture and zero emission clean coal technology earned him appointments by Department of Energy Secretaries Bodman and Chu to the National Coal Council. He presently serves as Chief Executive Officer of EcoVia Corporation where he is leading the commercialization of the CARMON and RE-MEDIA technologies. CARMON combines power production with wastewater treatment. RE-MEDIA is a new ultra-low cost biofilm media. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and earned his Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering and Business Administration.