Evaluation of sustainability, economic, and technology readiness of biomass-derived blendstock candidates that could increase fuel economy of light-duty vehicles

Jennifer Dunn

Argonne National Laboratory

Dr Jennifer B. Dunn is an analyst in the Systems Assessment Section of the Energy Systems Division at Argonne National Laboratory and the Director of Research of the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering. She is a Research Associate Professor at Northwestern University in Chemical and Biological Engineering.  Jennifer investigates life cycle energy consumption and environmental impacts of advanced transportation and fuel technologies, including biofuels and battery-powered electric drive vehicles.  Prior to her current position, Jennifer led life cycle analysis projects in the United States for URS Corporation and supported mobile source emission reduction programs at the United States Environmental Protection Agency. She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.


The Department of Energy (DOE) Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative is accelerating the introduction of affordable, scalable, and sustainable fuels and high-efficiency, low-emission engines. Co-Optima... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jennifer Dunn (Argonne National Laboratory)
  2. Mary Biddy (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  3. Susanne Jones (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  4. Hao Cai (Argonne National Laboratory)
  5. Jeongwoo Han (Argonne National Laboratory)
  6. Aaron Brooker (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  7. Ryan Davis (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  8. Abhijit Dutta (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  9. Jennifer Markham (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  10. Emily Newes (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  11. Michael Talmadge (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  12. eric tan (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  13. Ling Tao (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  14. Christopher Kinchin (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  15. Mark Bearden (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  16. Christopher Clayton (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  17. Steve Phillips (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  18. Ken Rappe (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Topic Area

• Sustainable energy systems


ThS-17 » Sustainable energy systems 4 - Bioenergy (11:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Room H)

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