Genifuel Corporation was formed by James R. Oyler in 2006.  The company has relied for technical support on graduate and post-doctoral staff, including Dr. Eric Johnson from Johns Hopkins University. 

James R. Oyler
James R. Oyler is the President of Genifuel Corporation. Mr. Oyler has more than 30 years experience in technology management, and has served as president and CEO, senior executive, or board member of several public companies.

Mr. Oyler received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University, and a Master's Degree from Cambridge University, England.  He is also a Certified Management Accountant. He holds a number of issued and pending patents dealing with biofuels production as well as processing technology in other industries. Detailed CV.




Dr. Eric A. Johnson
Dr. Johnson has supported the company's research.  He has written numerous papers and has received grants as well as honors and awards in the biochemistry and molecular biology of photosynthesis and other key processes in green plants.

He holds a PhD in biochemistry from Johns Hopkins University, a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas, and a BA in Biology from the University of Kansas.  He was also a National Science Foundation Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.