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Research Interests

Catalytic biomass fractionation and depolymerization of lignin

Catalytic upgrading of bio-derived intermediates

Particle-scale chemical reaction engineering and transport phenomena

Analysis of complex bio-derived samples

Chemical analysis of complex samples

Chemical reaction engineering and design

Experimental design

Data analysis

Lignin valorization

Laboratory equipment design and construction

Separations and purification


Professional Experience

Research Technician, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2016–present)

Energy Advisor, Franklin Energy Services (2012–2013)

Lab Manager, AgroSystems LLC (2011–2012)

Research Chemist, Colorado State University (2010)

R&D Chemical Engineer, Appealing Products Inc. (2006)

Education/Academic Qualification

Bachelor, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University


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