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Chemical Process Scale-Up

Applying science to enable clean energy and renewable fuels.

The Chemical Process Scale-Up Group solves complex problems in chemical conversion to enable clean energy including renewable fuel production from bioenergy resources and net-zero carbon emissions from power generation.

Research Areas

From the nanoscale to full-scale systems, researchers leverage one-of-a-kind expertise at ORNL in the areas of supercomputing, neutron sciences, materials characterization, advanced manufacturing, and biosciences.

  • Catalysis
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Materials science
  • Advanced diagnostics
  • Environmental science
  • Computational simulations at reactor scale
  • Separations
  • Carbon capture
  • Advanced energy systems


Group Leader and Senior Scientist
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