Enrique Aguilar Rodriguez
Coordinador de Proyectos de Tecnología, , Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo
Born in Mexico City, Mexico. He graduated as a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, with a Mark of Distinction at the Chemical Engineering Faculty of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico. He got a Diploma in Process Engineering and a Master Science Degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England.
He works for the Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP) where he has had several positions such as Technology Manager, Technology and Innovation Manager and Sr. Expert in Refining and Petrochemical Process. He coordinated the process engineering and technology selection and engineering activities for the New Tula Refinery in Mexico and existing refineries revamp for heavy oil processing. He currently coordinates technology and engineering projects for the New Dos Bocas Refinery. He has been awarded the 2 institutional awards: “Distinguished Professional Career” and Distinguished Formation of Human Expert Resources in Process Engineering”.
He is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, in the fields of Thermodynamics, Process Engineering and Technology Management. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Prize by the IPN Alumni Association.
For his contributions to the advance of Process Technology in Refining and Petrochemicals he was awarded the National Prize of Chemistry in Mexico.
He is a Titular Member of the Mexican Academy of Engineering (AMI) for which he was President of the Chemical Engineering Division. He is a member of the Mexican Institute of Chemical Engineers (IMIQ), where he was the National President in 2013.
He has offered more than 70 courses and conferences to petroleum engineering professionals in Mexico and abroad, and conferences and projects on refining, gas processing and petrochemical process engineering in Mexico, USA, Canada, Honduras, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Trinidad, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Sweden, England, Scotland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, China, South Korea and India.
He has been advisor to the Mexican Government on Science and Technology for the Energy Sector in 2013 and from 2018 on.