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Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Alan Cooper has been with PNNL since 2005 working on a variety of projects related to catalysis and the conversion of renewable feedstock to fuels and chemicals. He has worked extensively on combinatorial catalysis and has experience with batch reactors as well as lab-scale continuous flow reactors.

PNNL Patents

Research Interests

  • Catalysis and reaction engineering
  • Fuels from biomass and renewable feedstock
  • Reduction of environmental emissions and waste streams
  • Chemical processes that produce higher-value chemical intermediates from synthesis gases, sugars, and oils.

Education and Credentials

  • B.S. Chemistry, Washington State University

PNNL Publications

2014

  • Liu W, F Zheng, J Li, and AR Cooper. 2014. "An Ionic Liquid Reaction and Separation Process for Production of Hydroxymethylfurfural from Sugars." AIChE Journal 60(1):300-314.  doi:10.1002/aic.14289

2002

Chemical and Biological Process Development

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