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Director of Research – ION Engineering – Carbon Capture Technology (March 2011 to October 2011):

  • Assisted in the evaluation and improvement of CO2 capture using ionic liquids and amines
  • Developed new and improved approaches to CO2 capture using organic solvents – one such approach resulted in a patent application
  • Developed analytical protocols to monitor CO2 capture performance in a wide variety of organic solvent combinations
  • Assisted in the development of Research Quality Control and Safety Programs

Director of Research – Range Fuels – Alternative Fuels Synthesis (July 2006 to March 2011):

  • Designed and Built Two High Pressure, Medium Capacity (100 mL and 400 mL) Catalyst Testing Instruments – 1500 psig Syngas with On-Board Controls and Analysis
  • Developed Analytical Laboratory and On-Line Test Equipment to Support Cellulose to Syngas Pilot Plant and Syngas to Mixed Alcohol Pilot Plant
  • Designed Laboratory Experiments to Investigate the Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of Cellulose
  • Managed Catalyst Development Activities
  • Developed Research Quality Control and Safety Programs
  • Headed the Environmental, Health and Safety Team for the Range Fuels Development Center
  • Numerous Patents in Various Stages of Approval/Review (see below).