Mark Elless, Ph.D.

Technology Manager, Bioenergy Technologies Office

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Dr. Elless is a Technology Manager at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), with a focus on feedstock supply and logistics. For more than ten years, Dr. Elless has been involved in the development of agricultural and woody biomass for enhanced production of biofuels. In his current position, Dr. Elless works with his colleagues in the Bioenergy Technologies Office and in collaboration with other federal agencies as well as researchers at national laboratories, universities, and private industry to help reduce our country's dependence on foreign oil.

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There Is a Cornucopia of Feedstock Options for Making Biofuels
November 23, 2016
Right now, biofuels and consumer products made from biomass are not commercially widespread. However, the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technolog...
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Biofuels and Barbecue Chips: Small Business Develops Process to Create Versatile Chemicals
May 16, 2014

Spero Energy, started by researchers at Purdue University, has created a cost effective process that converts sustainable wood sources into ...

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