HYDROGEN IN YOUR LIFE

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Who We Are

MetaVista USA, LLC. is creating technologies that are making hydrogen economy realizable for all sectors of human activities.

Our mission

 Metavista USA, LLC. enriches the lives of people. 

We are committed to making the world cleaner, purer for us and the next generations to come.

 Our mission is the promise for a better future. 

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leadership

Dr. Jong H. Baik, CEO

Education

University of Wisconsin at Madison
Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering 


Career

MetaVista Inc, Korea / MetaVista USA, FL, USA

Founder, CEO (2017-present)


 Florida Solar Energy Center, FL, USA

Cryogenic System Project Manager (2003-2016)


Technical adviser for KIST, Korea on the development of  Korea’s first small scale hydrogen liquefier (2012-2016)


Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, Korea),
Hydrogen Liquefaction Researcher (1996-1998)


US Department of Energy (DOE), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs panel 


International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Cryogenics journal reviewer


Research Topics


The next-generation liquid hydrogen propellant management system for NASA Kennedy Space Center


Hydrogen Densification


Small Scale Cryocooled Hydrogen Liquefier


Ultra-light weight Liquid Hydrogen Tank for UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) 


Awards
The Russell B. Scott Award, the International Cryogenic Engineering Society,  Development of the small hydrogen liquefaction system (2015)

 The Best Technical Paper Award, the Korea Hydrogen Energy Society and Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Society, Development of the first small hydrogen liquefaction system (1998)

Dr. William Notardonato, CTO

Education

University of Florida

Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering


Career

NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Principle Investigator- Cryogenic Test Laboratory (2000-2018)


Design Engineer – Cryogenics and Pneumatics (1997-2000)


Space Shuttle Operations – Environmental Controls and Life Support/ Fuel Cells (1988-1997)


The Integration Factory, Rockledge FL 

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (2010-2015)


Eta Space LLC, Titusville FL Founder and CEO (2019-Pres)


Research Topics

Integrated Refrigeration and Storage – Taking this technology from TRL 3 to TRL 9 with the incorporation of the system into the new LC-39B LH2 sphere.


Hydrogen Densification - Several projects to demonstrate both LOX and LH2 production and storage for X-33, 2nd Gen RLV, GODU LH2.

Shape memory alloy cryogenic thermal switches

Lunar and Orbital LH2 propellant depots for NASA mission concepts.


Awards

NASA Silver Snoopy (2014)


Numerous NASA Achievement Awards and Service Awards