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Fu Zhao

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ME 168
Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
West Lafayette, IN 47907


Fu Zhao is an Assistant Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. From 1996 to 1999, Dr. Zhao worked as a research engineer at the State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy of China investigating the co-gasification and co-combustion of coal and biomass in circulating fluidized bed reactor. He is currently working on the comparative Life Cycle Assesment of biofuel technologies and the conversion of coal, biomass, and carbon-containing waste to liquid fuel, hydrogen, and electricity through gasification and Fisher-Tropsch synthesis.



B.S., Tsinghua University, 1993 
M.S., Tsinghua University, 1996 
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005


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