Principal Investigator:

Joe Sagues, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

Education & Academic R&D Experience:
 

  • PhD, Forest Biomaterials
    North Carolina State University
    2018 - 2020

     

  • MS, Chemical Engineering
    University of Florida 
    2015 - 2017

     

  • MS, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
    University of Florida
    2015 - 2017

     

  • BS, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
    University of Florida
    2009 - 2012

Non-Academic R&D Experience:
 

  • Research Fellow (SCGSR)
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    US Department of Energy
    2020
     

  • Summer Scholar
    Green Chemistry Institute
    American Chemical Society
    2019
     

  • Technology-to-Market Scholar
    Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy
    Department of Energy
    2018

     

  • Senior Bioprocess Engineer
    Stan Mayfield Biorefinery
    University of Florida & Georgia Pacific LLC
    2012 - 2015
    YouTube video of the biorefinery

Graduate Students:

Trevor Vook

MS Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

Education:

BS Mechanical Engineering, 2020

North Carolina State University

Research Focus:

Carbon-Negative Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes

Vanessa Rondon Berrio

PhD Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

Education:

MS Biotechnology, 2020

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

BS Biological Engineering, 2010

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Research Focus:

CO2 Utilization via Microbial Electrosynthesis

Undergraduate Students:

Luke Szoch

BS Student & Undergraduate Research Assistant

Biological & Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

Research Focus:

Soil Carbon Sequestration

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