• We're delighted to announce YPF as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2017 is taking place in Buenos Aires with YPF as Host Partner
  • The first look agenda is now out!
  • LARTC 2017 is officially supported by the Ministerio de Energía y Minería de la Nación
  • 2 new speakers from International Finance Corporation confirmed
  • Delighted to have Mr Carlos Alfonsi, Executive Vice-President Downstream of YPF confirmed for the Keynote Address

Álvaro Luiz Gomes

Technical Services & Development
Dow Chemical

Alvaro is graduated in Chemistry at the University of São Paulo (1989) and has a master’s degree in Polymers Chemistry from the State University of Campinas (2011), besides an MBA in Economic Business Management (USP). He is currently a Senior Application Chemist at Dow in Brazil.

His areas of expertise include the physical chemistry of polymers, especially biopolymers and silicones and also its various applications such as cosmetics, household, medical and pharmaceutical products and additives for oil extraction, crude refining and chemical processing.

Currently Alvaro is dedicated to help Oil & Gas customers on gas and water separation from crude and also on the foam control challenges at refineries with the use of polymer-based materials.

He is the author of 2 books and also published several articles in academic and technical journals.

He has 5 patents involving applications of silicones in the fields of Cosmetology and Oil & Gas.


Álvaro Luiz Gomes will be speaking at:

Overcoming Challenges related to Foam Control in the Refineries

2017/09/06 14:45 - 00:00

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LARTC Call for Papers - Advisory Board meeting
Call for papers
Deadline extended to Thursday 13th April