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Michael Elliott CTI Deputy Director, Acting Energy Processes and Materials
Energy and Environment Directorate

Mr. Mike Elliott is the Deputy Division Director of the Energy Processes and Materials Division, which provides research capabilities in the areas of biomass and hydrocarbon conversion processes, advanced materials development, and electrochemical systems. Mr. Elliott previously was the Technical Group Manager of the Hydrocarbon Processing group responsible for developing technologies and processes for hydrocarbon markets including coal energy, oil and gas, and biomass.

He has held several technical and project management roles at PNNL. Recent assignments include natural gas separations development for Petronas in Malaysia, coal fleet evaluations for technology upgrades as part of the Energy Conversion Initiative, and several engineering management roles on the FutureGen project. Mr. Elliott currently leads the downstream integration activities and pipeline engineering of the FutureGen 2.0 project that is converting a coal-fired boiler in Illinois to an oxy-combustion process with carbon capture and storage. His B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering are from Washington State University.

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