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Bio-Innovation Relies On A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

With the new generation of advanced biofuels and bioproducts, there is a confluence of expertise and knowledge that needs to be garnered from related industries like paper and pulp, biotech, chemicals, polymers, and pharmaceuticals. The cross-cutting technologies, such as biological and chemical catalysis, and process engineering and integration strategies often lie in the domain of the chemical industry, for example, and can be applied to develop a novel process chain that can reduce the cost of biofuel and bioproduct manufacturing.

 

Broad Experience in Related Industries

Our team of engineers, associates and scientists collectively has decades of industry and related experience in diverse areas of energy, materials, nanotechnology, molecular biology, biofuels, and biochemical process development and manufacturing. From applying the principles of the pulp and paper industry to improve solids handling and catalysis, to adapting fermentation equipment typically used in the pharmaceutical industry, we are proud to have a talented, multi-disciplinary team that pools their significant expertise to forge new ground in bio-innovation.

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Meet Our Team

 

Dr. Deepti Tanjore, Ph.D.

Research Scientist – Fermentation and Recovery

Eric Sundstrom

Senior Process Engineer

Dr. Mona Mirsiaghi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Jipeng Yan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Akash Narani

Bio-Process/Facilities Engineer

Fre Tachea

Senior Process Engineer

Qian He

Senior Research Associate

Philip Coffman

Senior Research Associate

Sarah Brown

Research Associate

Fabrice Masson

Associate Process Engineer