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Corinne Drennan

Corinne Drennan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 372-6330

Biography

Ms. Valkenburg’s primary research focus is availability and thermochemical conversion of biomass and municipal solid wastes. Her expertise is in applied research including design, build, and operation of test stands as well as process modeling for technoeconomic analysis of conversion pathways and carbon capture. Ms. Valkenburg started a long-term detail assignment to the US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Office of Biomass in October 2010.

Research Interests

  • Chemical and biological process development
  • Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals
  • Energy systems analysis

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., University of California/ Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • B.S., University of California/ Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering

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