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Daniel Anderson

Daniel Anderson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-4406


Dan Anderson is senior management and technology development professional with thirty years of experience spanning a wide range of technologies, and roles including; principal investigator (scientist/engineer), program/project manager, line manager, product development manager, technology commercialization manager, and operations manager.

Research Interests

  • Biochemical Conversion
  • Thermochemical Conversion
  • Microalgae Production and Processing

Education and Credentials

  • M.S. Biological Sciences, Washington State University
  • B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington

PNNL Publications


  • Zhu Y., S.B. Jones, A.J. Schmidt, J.M. Billing, D.M. Santosa, and D.B. Anderson. 2020. "Economic Impacts of Feeding Microalgae/Wood Blends to Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Upgrading Systems." Algal Research 51. PNNL-SA-148746. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2020.102053
  • Zhu Y., S.B. Jones, A.J. Schmidt, J.M. Billing, M.R. Thorson, D.M. Santosa, and R.T. Hallen, et al. 2020. Algae/Wood Blends Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Upgrading: 2019 State of Technology. PNNL-29861. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Algae/Wood Blends Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Upgrading: 2019 State of Technology


  • Jiang Y., S.B. Jones, Y. Zhu, L.J. Snowden-Swan, A.J. Schmidt, J.M. Billing, and D.B. Anderson. 2019. "Techno-Economic Uncertainty Quantification of Algal-derived Biocrude via Hydrothermal Liquefaction." Algal Research 39. PNNL-SA-138139. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2019.101450
  • Zhu Y., S.B. Jones, A.J. Schmidt, K.O. Albrecht, S.J. Edmundson, and D.B. Anderson. 2019. "Techno-Economic Analysis of Alternative Aqueous Phase Treatment Methods for Microalgae Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Biocrude Upgrading System." Algal Research 39. PNNL-SA-137970. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2019.101467



  • Edmundson S.J., M.H. Huesemann, R. Kruk, T.L. Lemmon, J.M. Billing, A.J. Schmidt, and D.B. Anderson. 2017. "Phosphorus and Nitrogen Recycle Following Algal Bio-crude Production via Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction." Algal Research 26. PNNL-SA-124518. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2017.07.016
  • Lammers P., M.H. Huesemann, W. Boeing, D.B. Anderson, R.G. Arnold, X. Bai, and M. Bhole, et al. 2017. "Review of the cultivation program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts." Algal Research 22. PNNL-SA-129222. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.11.021
  • Unkefer C.J., R.T. Sayre, J.K. Magnuson, D.B. Anderson, I. Baxter, I.K. Blaby, and J.K. Brown, et al. 2017. "Review of the algal biology program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts." Algal Research 22. PNNL-SA-125672. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.06.002


  • Albrecht K.O., Y. Zhu, A.J. Schmidt, J.M. Billing, T.R. Hart, S.B. Jones, and G.D. Maupin, et al. 2016. "Impact of Heterotrophically Stressed Algae for Biofuel Production via Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Catalytic Hydrotreating in Continuous-Flow Reactors." Algal Research 14. PNNL-SA-112594. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.12.008
  • Jarvis J.M., N. Sudasinghe, K.O. Albrecht, A.J. Schmidt, R.T. Hallen, D.B. Anderson, and J.M. Billing, et al. 2016. "Impact of Iron Porphyrin Complexes when Hydroprocessing Algal HTL Biocrude." Fuel 182. PNNL-SA-116699. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.05.107



  • Gao J., B.S. Hooker, and D.B. Anderson. 2004. "Expression of Functional Human Coagulation Factor XIII A-domain in Plant Cell Suspensions and Whole Plants." Protein Expression and Purification 37, no. 1:89-96. PNWD-SA-6336.


  • Hooker B.S., Z. Dai, D.B. Anderson, R.D. Quesenberry, M.F. Ruth, and S.R. Thomas. 2001. "Production of Microbial Cellulases in Transgenic Crop Plants." In Glycosyl Hydrolases in Biomass Conversion. ACS Symposium Series, edited by ME Himmel, JO Baker, JN Saddler. 55-90. Washington Dc:American Chemical Society. PNNL-SA-32128.

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas