Design and apply biofuel technologies for domestic use.
Issues Involved or Addressed
In general: design bioprocessing and biorefining processes to generate biofuels from biomass resources that are locally available. Current project: finilaze the commissioning the pilot pyrolysis unit housed in the Chemical Engineering department and produce sufficient quantities of pyrolysis oil.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
process control and optimization
process synthesis and plant design
modelling and simulation
Ryan D. Merckel