Jesus Flores has 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of monitoring technologies, advanced process control and advanced analytics solutions.  Jesus has been with Praxair/Linde since 2004 where he currently manages the Smart Operations and Advanced Technologies Group in Linde’s Center of Excellence.  The Smart Operations and Advanced Technologies Group develops and implements novel monitoring, instrumentation, machine learning, IIoT and process control solutions to improve the efficiency and reliability of Linde’s processes and systems. 

Jesus’ experience includes multivariate statistics, automation, novel sensors and advanced process control among others.  Jesus leverages his technical expertise, multidisciplinary project management skills and business insights to solve complex problems in collaboration with diverse business units. 

Jesus holds a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University and he is author or co-author of more than 20 peer reviewed journal papers. Jesus is also a frequent reviewer in many Journals and an invited speaker to multiple industrial and academic forums. He and his team actively collaborate with multiple universities and research consortia in the process systems engineering area.