Senior Research Associate, Energy Institute
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-8673
Office Address: 
C205 Coal Utilization Laboratory
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Smart Energy Systems
Research Summary: 

Areas of research include catalytic coal liquefaction on medium and low rank coals, conversion of coal into premium carbon products, coal conversion into liquids and solids using petroleum based solvents, biomass (lignin) conversion into value-added liquids and carbon fuels, and co-processing of coal/biomass into liquid fuels.