- Systems and techno-economic analysis – Guides research priorities and illuminates opportunities for process optimization and bridging of technology gaps.
- Reaction processes – Development of understanding during thermochemical conversion of biomass including chemical kinetics, heat transfer and mass transport.
- Predictive simulation – Experiments utilized to populate model parameters and enable predictive simulation of thermochemical conversion processes and technologies.
- Systems demonstration – Novel processes are demonstrated at relevant scales to validate system and component models and provide a pathway for technology deployment.
Thermochemical ConversionTara Camacho-Lopez