Our Team

Our team has decades of experience in broad areas of energy, materials, biofuels, and more. We’re proud to have a talented, multi-disciplinary team that pools their expertise to tackle scale-up challenges.



Chang Dou, Ph.D.

Process Analytical Chemist

Asun Oka

Senior Deconstruction/Analytical Process Engineer

Laura Fernandez

Senior Process Engineer/Safety Liaison

Onyinye Okonkwo, Ph.D.

Process Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow

Jenny Duong

Senior Research Associate


Zack Jones, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dupeng Liu, Ph.D.

Senior Process Engineer

Xihui Kang, Ph.D.

Bioprocess Analytical Postdoctoral Scholar

Carolina Barcelos, Ph.D.

Senior Fermentation Engineer

Xinyi Zhou

Senior Research Associate

Sara Tejedor Sanz, Ph.D.

Senior Fermentation Engineer