Energy Center

Economics and Policy

Research activities in this group deal with analysis both ex ante and ex post of potential economic viability of alternative pathways (feedstock plus conversion technology) as well as life-cycle analysis of each pathway.

Researchers

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Otto Doering
(AGEC)

Public policy on argiculture, natural resources and energy

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William Field
(ABE)

Agricultural safety and health

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Linda Prokopy
(FNR)

Partnering for land use sustainability

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Darrell Schulze
(AGRY)

Soil mineralogy/ chemistry/ pedology

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Juan Sesmero
(AGEC)

Natural resource & environmental economics

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Farzad Taheripour
(AGEC)

Energy economist

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Wallace Tyner
(AGEC)

Economic and policy analysis for biofuels

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Fu Zhao
(ME)

Life cycle analysis


Technical Contact

Dr. Nicholas Carpita
Department of Botany & Plant Pathology
e-mail: carpita@purdue.edu

Collaborating Laboratories

Biofeedstock and Water Quality Project
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio)
Laboratory of Renewable Resource Engineering (LORRE)
Purdue Center for Research on Energy Systems and Policy (CRESP)
Purdue Extension Bioenergy Series
The Air Transport Insitute for Environmental Sustainability (Air TIES)

About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Contact

Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971