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 May 15, 2015
with Comments Off on Christopher Kliewer Wins Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award
on May 20, 2015
with Comments Off on Paper Analyzing Barriers to Electric Vehicle Adoption Wins 2015 Barry McNutt Award
on May 7, 2015
with Comments Off on February 2015 Visitor Departures
on May 1, 2015
with Comments Off on KinBot: a Tool to Accelerate Chemical Descriptions of Combustion
on April 22, 2015
with Comments Off on Dual-Resolution Raman Spectroscopy Allows Simultaneous Measurement of Multiple Hydrocarbons
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