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Michelle Reed

Project Manager III-Research


Areas of Expertise

  • Project planning and management

  • Budget analysis and rectification

  • Subcontract implementation

  • Proposal support

  • Deliverable tracking


  • B.S., Chemistry (Mathematics Minor), Adams State University, 2008

Professional Experience

  • Project Manager II, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 2019–present

  • Research Technician IV, NREL, 2017–2019

  • Research Technician III, NREL, 2013–2017

  • Research Technician II, NREL, 20102013

Featured Publications

  1. "Differences in S/G Ratio in Natural Poplar Variants Do Not Predict Catalytic Depolymerization Monomer Yields," Nature Communications (2019)

  2. "Post-Fermentation Recovery of Biobased Carboxylic Acids," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2018)

  3. "Integrated Diesel Production from Lignocellulosic Sugars via Oleaginous Yeast," Green Chemistry (2018)

  4. "Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of C-Lignin," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2018)

  5. "Flowthrough Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of Biomass," Joule (2017)

  6. "Base-Catalyzed Depolymerization of Solid Lignin-Rich Streams Enables Microbial Conversion," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2017)

  7.  "Ammonia Pretreatment of Corn Stover Enables Facile Lignin Extraction," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2017)

  8. "Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of Corn Stover Lignin," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2016)

  9. "Improved methods for the determination of drying conditions and fraction insoluble solids (FIS) in biomass pretreatment slurry," Biomass and Bioenergy (2016)

  10. "Electropolymerized Eugenol: Evaluation As a Protective Film for Oxygen Sensing," Sensors and Actuators B (2013)