Michael  Ramage

Michael Ramage

Executive Vice President (Retired)
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company

Michael P. Ramage is retired Executive Vice President, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. Previously he was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Mobil Oil Corporation. Dr. Ramage held a number of positions at Mobil including Research Associate, Manager of Process Research and Development, General Manager of Exploration and Producing Research and Technical Service, Vice President of Engineering, and President of Mobil Technology Company. He has broad experience in many aspects of the petroleum and chemical industries. Dr. Ramage has served on a number of university visiting committees and was a member of the Government University Industrial Research Roundtable. He was a Director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is currently a member of the ARPA-e Brain Trust. Dr. Ramage chaired the National Research Council reports “The Hydrogen Economy: Opportunities, Costs, Barriers, and R&D Needs”, “Resource Requirements for a Hydrogen Economy”, “Alternative Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass”, and “Transitions To Alternative Transportation Technologies : A Focus on Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles”. He was also a member of the NRC Americas Energy Future Committee. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has served on the NAE Council. Dr. Ramage has B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and HDR degrees in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.