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Nolan Wilson

Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemical Engineering

Nolan.Wilson@nrel.gov | 303-384-6318
Orcid ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9002-3585

Research Interests

Dr. A. Nolan Wilson is currently developing synthesis and separation techniques to produce chemicals and coproducts (e.g., phenol, cresols, polycarbonates, resins, and polyesters) from biomass oil and biomass waste streams to improve economics of biofuels.

Areas of Expertise

  • Polymers, materials characterization and separations

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University, 2014

  • M.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University, 2012

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, 2007

Professional Experience

  • Process Engineer, Tolmar, 2014–2016

  • Project Engineer, Air Liquide, 2007–2010

Featured Publications

  1. "Integrated Biorefining: Coproduction of Renewable Resol Biopolymer for Aqueous Stream Valorization," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2017)