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  CROCKER, Mark
Associate Director CAER
Professor of Chemistry, Univ of KY
Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky
2540 Research Park Dr.
Lexington, KY 40511-8479
Phone (859)257-0295
FAX (859)257-0220
mark.crocker@uky.edu

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  Education
  • PhD., Chemistry, University of Bristol, U.K., 1985
  • Honours BSc., Chemistry, University of Bristol, 1982

    Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

    Awards and Service

  • NATO Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1985-87
  • CASE graduate student award (with British Petroleum), 1982-85
  • Co-organizer SAE 2003 World Congress technical session “Gasoline Lean NOx Technologies”, Detroit, March 2003
  • Co-organizer SAE TOPTEC “PZEV: Regulations and Challenges”, San Diego, January 2002
  • Co-organizer "Diesel Gaseous Emissions" Symposium, SAE Powertrain and Fluid Stystems Conference, Toronto, 2006
  • Co-organizer and co-presenter of professional development short course: "Biomass to Biofuels: A Short Course Overview", Lexington, KY August 2008
  • Technical chair, 1st Ohio River Valley Algae Symposium, Henderson, KY August 2009

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      GROPPO, Jack
    Principal Research Engineer
    Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0254
    FAX (859)257-0360
    john.groppo@uky.edu

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      Education
  • Ph.D., Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1992
  • M.S., Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1982
  • B.S., Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1979

    Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Mining Engineering
  • American Institute of Mining Engineers
  • Society of Mining Engineers Concentration Committee Member and Coal Division Scholarship Selection Committee

    Awards and Service

  • Kentucky Energy Club, Director and Faculty Advisor
  • CAER STEM Elementary Education Outreach Coordinator
  • Society of Mining Engineers, Coal and Energy Division Stefanko Best Paper Award, 2009
  • US EPA Coal Combustion Partnership Award for Education, 2008
  • US EPA Coal Combustion Partnership Award for Innovation, 2006
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Gorden Energy Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2000
  • Lecturer, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Akcay, Turkey, 1993
  • Society of Mining Engineers, J.W. Woomer Outstanding Young Engineer, 1990

    Expertise and Research Interests

  •   HOCHSTRASSER, Emil
    Research Engineer Assistant
    Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
    FAX (859)257-0302

    Vita Unavailable

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      HUGHES, Leslie
    Administrative Research Assistant Principal
    Clean Fuels and Chemicals
    Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0253
    FAX (859)257-0302
    leslie.hughes@uky.edu

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    Research
      JI, Yaying
    Senior Research Scientist
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0294
    FAX (859)257-0302
    yaying.ji@uky.edu

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      Education
  • PhD, Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2000
  • MSc, Semiconductor Physics, Department of Physics, Lanzhou University, China 1993
  • BSc , Semiconductor Chemistry, Department of Electronics, Jilin University, China 1990

    Professional Affiliations

  • Royal society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Tri-State Catalysis Society

    Awards and Service

    Expertise and Research Interests

  •   KESNER, Stephanie
    Research Scientist Associate
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Phone (859)257-0359
    FAX (859)257-0302
    stephanie.kesner@uky.edu

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      Education
  • B.S. in Biology/Natural Geography, University of Kentucky 2011

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  •   MOHLER, Daniel
    Research Engineer Assistant
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Phone (859)257-0371
    FAX (859)257-0302
    daniel.mohler@uky.edu

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      Education
  • B.A. History University of Kentucky 2004
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering University of Kentucky 2014

    Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Chemical Society

    Awards and Service

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      MORGAN, Tonya
    Research Scientist Associate
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0390
    FAX (859)257-0302
    tonya.morgan@uky.edu

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      Education
  • B.S. Chemistry, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY 2006

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    Awards and Service

    Expertise and Research Interests

  •   PACE, Robby
    Research Scientist Assistant
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0286
    FAX (859)257-0302
    robert.pace@uky.edu

    Vita Unavailable

      Education
  • B.S. Chemistry, Eastern Kentucky University 2011

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      SANTILLAN-JIMENEZ, Eduardo
    Research Scientist Principal
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2582 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0395
    FAX (859)257-0220
    e.santillan@uky.edu

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      Education
  • B.S. Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico 2003
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Kentucky 2008

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      WILSON, Michael
    Research Engineer Senior
    Biofuels & Environmental Catalysis
    Phone (859)257-0319/255
    FAX (859)257-0302
    michael.wilson@uky.edu

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      ZHOU, Ziyuan
    Visiting Scholar
    Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
    FAX (859)257-0302

    Vita Unavailable

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