The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted its 2021 Project Peer Review virtually on March 8‒12, 2021; March 15‒16, 2021; and March 22‒26, 2021. The presentations from the Catalytic Upgrading session are available to view below. For more information, including a complete schedule, view the 2021 Project Peer Review Agenda.

Presentation Title Speaker Organization
Catalytic Upgrading Technology Area Introduction Trevor Smith Bioenergy Technologies Office
Overview of Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium Josh Schaidle National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ChemCatBio Data Hub Kurt Van Allsburg National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Thermochemical Platform Analysis Abhijit Dutta National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Upgrading of C1 Building Blocks Dan Ruddy National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Catalytic Upgrading of Pyrolysis Products Mike Griffin National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Catalytic Upgrading of Biochemical Intermediates Richard Elander National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Upgrading of C2 Intermediates Rob Dagle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Liquid Fuels via Upgrading of Indirect Liquifaction Intermediates Zhenglong Li Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Electrocatalytic CO2 Utilization Jack Ferrell National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Catalyst Deactivation Mitigation for Biomass Conversion Huamin Wang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Consortium for Computational Physics and Chemistry Jim Parks II Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific National National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, and National Energy Technology Laboratory
Advanced Catalyst Synthesis and Characterization Susan Habas National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Analytical Development and Standardization for Biomass-Derived Thermochemical Liquids Jack Ferrell National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Low Pressure Hydrogenolysis Catalysts for Bioproduct Upgrading w/Visolis Karthi Ramasamy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory & Visolis
Catalytic Process Intensification of Bio-Renewable Surfactants Platform w/Sironix Cameron Moore Los Alamos National Laboratory & Sironix
Catalyst Development for Selective Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to High-Value Chemical Precursors w/Opus-12 Frederick Baddour National Renewable Energy Laboratory & Opus-12
Enabling Complex Biomass Feedstock for Biopower Combustion and Autothermal Pyrolysis Jim Parks II Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and various industry partners
Biomass Gasification for Chemicals Production Using Chemical Looping Techniques Andrew Tong The Ohio State University
Intensified Biogas Conversion to Value-added Fuels and Chemicals John Kuhn University of South Florida
Condensed Phase Catalysis Technology for Fuels and Carbon Products David Harper University of Tennessee
Catalytic Upgrading of Carbohydrates in Waste Streams to Hydrocarbons Sunkyu Park North Carolina State University