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Craig Brown

Systems Integration Technical Lead

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Craig Brown is the systems integration technical lead for the Systems Engineering & Program Integration Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. He provides technical leadership to a multidisciplinary team that offers independent and objective analyses and planning support for the U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office. This mostly entails cross-program planning and integration, project technical validations, and systems analysis of the bioenergy supply chain.

Research Interests

Biomass energy conversion

Energy systems analysis


M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University

Professional Experience

Senior Research Analyst, BCS Incorportated 

Pilot Plant Operations Manager and Energy Systems Safety & Reliability Engineer, Weyerhaeuser Company 

Manager, Competitive Assessement & Thermochemical R&D, Catchlight Energy LLC 

Senior Engineering Specialist (Biorefinery & Bioproducts), Weyerhaeuser Company 

Technical Team Lead & Project Manager (Black Liquor Gasification Project), Weyerhaeuser Company 

Senior Research Engineer (Energy & Chemical Recovery), Weyerhaeuser 

Industrial Reseach Fellow, Institute of Paper Chemistry 

Combustion Systems & Recovery Research Engineer, Weyerhaeuser Company 

Featured Work

Commercializing the Biofuels Supply Chain, Advanced Biofuels and the RFS: The State of Technology and Market Outlook Workshop (2012)

Advancement of High Temperature Black Liquor Gasification Technology, U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information (2008)

The Chemrec Black Liquor Gasifier at New Bern - A Status ReportInternational Chemical Recovery Conference (2004)

Cost-Benefit Assessment of Black Liquor Gasifier/Combined Cycle Technology Integrated Into a Kraft Pulp Mill, International Chemical Recovery Conference (1998)