Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers

What they do:

Define, plan, or execute biofuels/biodiesel research programs that evaluate alternative feedstock and process technologies with near-term commercial potential.

On the job, you would:

  • Develop lab scale models of industrial scale processes, such as fermentation.
  • Develop computational tools or approaches to improve biofuels research and development activities.
  • Develop carbohydrates arrays and associated methods for screening enzymes involved in biomass conversion.
  • Provide technical or scientific guidance to technical staff in the conduct of biofuels research or development.
  • Prepare, or oversee the preparation of, experimental plans for biofuels research or development.
  • Prepare biofuels research and development reports for senior management or technical professionals.
  • Perform protein functional analysis and engineering for processing of feedstock and creation of biofuels.
  • Develop separation processes to recover biofuels.
  • Develop methods to recover ethanol or other fuels from complex bioreactor liquid and gas streams.
  • Develop methods to estimate the efficiency of biomass pretreatments.




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