Oregon BEST Member Researchers

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— VANESSA KEITGES, CEO OF COLUMBIA GREEN TECHNOLOGIES                   

Over 250 researchers at Oregon State University, Oregon Tech, Portland State University, and the University of Oregon are active as Oregon BEST Member Researchers.

You can search our Member Researchers by area of expertise, academic institution, and available research equipment to find potential collaborators. Contact Oregon BEST staff for an introduction or to gather more information about teaming with Member Researchers.

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The searchable list below is drawn from our Partner Directory. You can narrow our list of partners if you like, or if you want a comprehensive list, just click on the "Search" button without entering any criteria.

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    Roberto Albertani

    at Oregon State University

    Fiber composites technology and manufacturing, wind turbines, micro air vehicles and UAV design

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials,  Manufacturing,  Wind

  • May Al-Doori

    Oregon Renewable Energy Center at Oregon Institute of Technology

    Biofuels production

    Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts

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    Benjamín Alemán

    Assistant Professor at University of Oregon

    My research group has interests in nanometer-scale and quantum physics and technology.

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials

  • Jennifer Allen

    Center for Sustainable Processes and Practices at Portland State University

    Sustainable agriculture, green building, and sustainable economic development

  • Adell Amos

    Law at University of Oregon

    Law and policy that apply to renewable energy development, especially hydropower and wave energy

    Areas of Interest: Hydro & Marine Power,  Other

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    Timothy Anderson

    Associate Professor at Portland State University - Engineering and Technology Managment

    PSU Professor focused on data analysis and benchmarking.

    Areas of Interest: Smart Grid

  • Melissa Appleyard

    at Portland State University

    Areas of Interest: Other

  • Sourabh Apte

    at Oregon State University

    Clean coal technology and oxy-coal reactors, solar fuels and biofuel reforming

  • Liney Arnadottir

    Chemical , Biological and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University

    Surface science and analysis of renewable energy/sustainability applications, catalyst development and sustainable materials

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials,  Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts

  • WonheeJeong Arndt

    Product Design at University of Oregon

    Experiment with green materials and find the best application through products

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials,  Consumer Products,  Green Building

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    Ingrid Arocho

    Assistant Professor at Oregon State University

    Dr. Ingrid Arocho’s research interests include construction equipment fleet management, pollution production during construction activities, and construction methods improvement to reduce environmental impact. Her previous research included the estimation and forecasting of pollution emissions from construction equipment fleets.

    Areas of Interest: Air Quality Monitoring & Treatment,  Other

  • Meleah Ashford

    Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University

    Management of research program for wave energy at OSU's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center

    Areas of Interest: Hydro & Marine Power

  • Scott Ashford

    Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

    Sustainable construction materials and methods; foundation design for wind and wave energy systems

    Areas of Interest: Green Building,  Hydro & Marine Power,  Wind

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    Sundar Atre

    Faculty at Oregon State University

    Sundar’s research focuses on the interactions between materials, manufacturing and design.

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials,  Consumer Products,  Manufacturing

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    Nick AuYeung

    Assistant Professor at Oregon State University

    Thermochemical conversion, concentrated solar, distributed processing

    Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts,  Energy Storage,  Solar,  Transportation

  • Meghna Babbar-Sebens

    Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

    Human-computer collaboration for systems-scale design of sustainable green infrastructure in complex water-based systems

    Areas of Interest: Green Building,  Water & Wastewater

  • Alan Bakalinsky

    Food Science & Technology at Oregon State University

    Conversion of biomass to biofuels and bioproducts via fermentation

    Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts

  • Andre Barbosa

    Civil & Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

    Probabilistic assessment and design of sustainable built environment for improved structural resiliency and structural robustness

    Areas of Interest: Green Building

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    Philip Barbour

    Sr. Faculty Research Assistant at Oregon State University

    Wind Energy Resources, Measurements, Integration and Forecasting, Coastal and Marine Meteorology

    Areas of Interest: Solar,  Wind

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    Robert Bass

    Associate Professor at Portland State University

    PMU data analysis; LCOE metrics; power quality impacts of EVs; BESS control.

    Areas of Interest: Smart Grid

  • Belinda Batten

    Mechanical, Industral, & Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University

    Control design for complex systems

    Areas of Interest: Hydro & Marine Power

  • Brian Bay

    Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

    Monitoring and optimizing building energy use and bio-inspired development of structural and insulation materials

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials,  Energy Efficiency,  Green Building

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    Christopher Beaudry

    Associate Professor at Oregon State University

    Areas of Interest: Recycling & Reuse

  • John Becker-Blease

    College of Business at Oregon State University

    Sustainable development and business practices

    Areas of Interest: Other

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    Matt Beekman

    Assistant Professor of Physics at Oregon Institute of Technology

    Thermoelectric materials and technologies, materials for solid state energy conversion and storage

    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials

  • Samuel Bennett

    Environmental & Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University

    Mass spectrometric analysis of biomolecules

    Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts

  • David Bernell

    Political Science at Oregon State University

    Research and consulting on renewable energy projects and policy

    Areas of Interest: Geothermal,  Hydro & Marine Power,  Other,  Solar,  Wind

  • Robert Bertini

    Civil & Environmental Engineering/OTREC at Portland State University

    Transportation systems as an integral component of the built environment

    Areas of Interest: Transportation

  • Terry Blomquist

    at University of Oregon

    16 years promoting sustainability and green building advice to professionals

    Areas of Interest: Energy Efficiency,  Green Building

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    David Blunck

    Assistant Professor at Oregon State University

    Research to address challenges in existing or future energy and combustion systems.

    Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Biochemicals & Bioproducts,  Energy Efficiency,  Transportation