Jacqueline O’Connor serves on editorial team for new book on renewable fuels

December 7, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Jacqueline O’Connor, director of the Center for Gas Turbine Research, Education, and Outreach and associate professor of mechanical engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, served on the editorial team for a recently published book, Renewable Fuels: Sources, Conversion, and Utilization. The book, which includes contributions from experts in the field, focuses on renewable fuels as a critical aspect of the future of clean energy systems, including how these fuels are manufactured, the considerations associated with utilizing them and their real-world applications. The book was published by Cambridge University Press, a global publisher of academic journals, research monographs, reference works and textbooks.

Also serving as editors for the book were Tim Lieuwen, professor and executive director of the Strategic Energy Institute at Georgia Tech; and Bobby Noble, program manager at the Electric Power Research Institute and board member on the Industrial and Professional Advisory Council for the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State.

Contributing authors from Penn State’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering include Tom Richard, professor; Katharine Hirl, doctoral student; and Hannah Murnen, former doctoral student.


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