On July 15, seven members of the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) visited the Combustion Research Facility. Transportation Energy Center Director Bob Carling and Deputy Director of Chemical Sciences Dawn Manley gave the visitors an overview of the CRF. Blake Simmons, Senior Manager of Biofuels and BioMaterials Science and Technology, spoke about programs at the Joint BioEnergy Institute, where he is also Vice President for Deconstruction. This was followed by visits to an optical engine lab and a hydrogen lab. The CCST visitors also learned about the Livermore Valley Open Campus and student programs at Sandia.
CCST is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization designed to provide expert advice to the state government and to recommend solutions to science and technology-related policy issues. CCST offers California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships that place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. Jessica Westbrook, who works in the Systems Research and Analysis group at Sandia, was in the first class of CCST Fellows from 2009–10.
Latest CRF News
on November 29, 2017
with Comments Off on New engine optics to fuel future research
on November 29, 2017
with Comments Off on Hope Michelsen elected OSA Fellow
on October 17, 2017
with Comments Off on Understanding low temp combustion
on September 28, 2017
with Comments Off on Watching molecules move
on July 7, 2017
with Comments Off on Finding a molecular needle in a haystack
CRF News TopicsAbout Us Advanced Light Source Ahren Jasper August 2011 award Bert Debusschere Blog Bob Carling Clean Fuels Clean Power Combustion Combustion Chemistry Craig Taatjes CRF Daniel Dedrick David Osborn Dawn Manley Diagnostics Diesel DOE energy Energy policy Engine Combustion Engine Research Engines exascale Habib Najm HCCI Hydrogen Jackie Chen Judit Zador Large Eddy Simulation Lyle Pickett Materials For Energy May 2011 Modeling News Newsletter Nils Hansen Partnership R&D Reacting Flow Research Robert Barlow Simulation Turbulent Combustion Visiting Researcher Visitor Program Visitors Working with the CRF