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Nick Cleveland

Research Technician III-Chemical Engineering | 303-384-7889
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Research Interests

  • Catalytic conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals

  • Integrated biological and chemo-catalytic processes

  • Analytical tools for complex sample analysis

Affiliated Research Programs

Areas of Expertise

  • Catalyst synthesis

  • Catalyst characterization

  • Catalyst testing and reaction screening

  • Analysis of complex organics products and fuel derivatives


  • B.S., Biosystems Engineering, Clemson University, 2013

Professional Experience

  • Research Technician, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 2013–present

Featured Publications

  1. "Ru-Sn/AC for the Aqueous-Phase Reduction of Succinic Acid to 1,4-Butanediol under Continuous Process Conditions," ACS Catalysis (2017)

  2. "Lignin Depolymerization by Fungal Secretomes and a Microbial Sink," Green Chemistry (2016)

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