Principal Scientist

Sublime Systems

Sublime Systems

51-200 employees

Develops electrochemical process for low-carbon cement production

Real Estate


Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
  • B.S. or M.S. in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, or a related field, plus 8 or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Hands on people management experience
  • Candidates with industrial experience designing and/or operating pilot scale or full scale solids handling systems including crushing, grinding and separation are preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of solid processing equipment design for applications including mining, coal processing, concrete crushing, and/or aggregate processing.
  • Ability to select, design, and/or apply tools and techniques to measure system performance.
  • Experience managing up to three employees is preferred.
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to listen, distill information, consult, and suggest new approaches.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, focusing on accuracy and quality, without losing sight of the bigger picture.
  • Balance, perspective, and a good sense of humor.
  • Assisting with the design and scale-up of processing system for a range of feedstocks
  • Operating and monitoring laboratory and pilot-scale processing equipment systems
  • Devising and implementing strategies to improve crushing, grinding, and separation performance
  • Prioritizing and organizing the team’s research activities
  • Championing safety, especially in the development of experimental processes
  • Contributing to the development of Sublime’s technology through literature reviews and informational interviews with industry experts
  • Writing white papers, reports, and patents
  • Fostering Sublime Systems’ reputation by delivering innovative solutions
  • Helping to develop a supportive, innovative, and dynamic company culture

Sublime Systems stands out as a leader in the cement industry by pioneering a low-carbon cement production process that replaces the traditional, fossil-fuel-intensive thermal calciner process with an electrochemical one, utilizing renewable electricity and operating at ambient temperatures. This groundbreaking approach, developed in Yet-Ming Chiang's lab at MIT, eliminates the energy and fossil fuel-intensive kiln stage, which is typically the most environmentally taxing part of cement manufacturing. Sublime's commitment to sustainable practices, technical advancement, and industry leadership makes it a compelling workplace for those seeking to make a significant impact in reducing carbon emissions.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



Somerville, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth