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.
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.
- Analytical chemistry
- Materials science
- Advanced diagnostics
- Environmental science
- Computational simulations at reactor scale
- Carbon capture
- Advanced energy systems
The Chemical Process Scale-Up Group’s research tackles challenges identified by industry to provide the highest impact for scientific research and best opportunities for tech transfer and new technology commercialization. This work is sponsored by the following DOE offices:
ORNL leads the Consortium for Computational Physics and Chemistry and actively participates in several program consortia including the ChemCatBio Energy Material Network, the Bioprocessing Separations Consortium, and the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium.