Clean Diesel Team

Ali Ogut, PhD, President & CTO

Dr. Ali Ogut is the founder and President/CTO of Environmental Energy Technologies, Inc. and inventor of the EET’s Clean Diesel technology. He is also a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. He has a demonstrated record of project management and development of technologies designed for energy efficiency, pollution reduction and environmental protection.

In his role as CTO, Dr. Ogut guides technology strategy and development. He has, over 12 years, performed considerable research as the Principle Investigator of funded projects from NYSERDA, New York Power Authority and NASA. At RIT, Dr. Ogut is the principal researcher on energy efficiency and environment in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He conducts research in the general area of fluid mechanics, energy conservation, environmental engineering, and computational flow analysis. Dr. Ogut currently has four patents issued and two additional patents pending.

Dr. Ogut is an active member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fluids Engineering Division (FED) where he served as Senior Member, the Division Chair and the Conference Chair of the 2003 FED Summer Meeting. He also spent two summers (1989 &1990) as a NASA Fellow at NASA Glen Research Center in Cleveland. He is a member of ASEE, SAE and AIChE professional organizations and active in local civic organizations, and served as President of the United Nations Association of Rochester for the 1999-2000 term.



Will Rhoads, Senior EE, Product Development

Will is our lead Project Engineer for the development of the DPRS power supply. Will joined EET after a successful career with Dimension Technologies and Eastman Kodak prior to that. He has extensive experience with developing and implementing high voltage components and systems. Will is a graduate of Drexel University and the University of Rochester with a Masters in electrical engineering


Bob Carl, Senior EE, Product Development

Bob is our lead engineer for high voltage transformer development and has extensive experience in high voltage product development such as military mobile communications systems. Bob comes to EET after a successful career working for Harris Communications, Bosch Security Systems, and MKS Engineering. He holds a BS Electrical Engineering from RIT.


Steve Kean, ME, Product Testing

Steve is our lead Clean Diesel system integrator and test engineer. He has extensive background and experience with automotive technology. Steve is completing his Masters in manufacturing and mechanical systems integration at RIT and holds a degree in Automotive Technology.