Group

Jason Quinn

Office: Powerhouse 259
Phone: 970-491-4770
Fax: 970-491-3872
E-mail: jason.quinn@colostate.edu
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
MS in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University

Graduate Assistants

Hailey Summers

Office:
Phone: 970-491-xxxx
E-mail: Hailey.Summers@colostate.edu
BS in Mechanical Engineering, xxxx
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University

Hailey is a long time Quinn group member, having received her Master’s from Utah State University under the direction of Dr. Quinn and she is now working toward her PhD at Colorado State University. She focuses on sustainability assessments of agriculture, rural wealth and bioprocessing. When she is not working, she prefers to be in the mountains.

Evan sproul

Office:
Phone: 970-491-xxxx
E-mail: Evan.Sproul@colostate.edu
BS in Mechanical Engineering, xxxx

Evan Sproul is a PhD student researching the sustainability of emerging technologies in agriculture, bioprocessing, and transportation. Prior to attending CSU, Evan researched concentrating solar power at Sandia National Labs and worked as a mechanical engineer at Intel. Evan is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Oregon and Colorado.

Michael Somers

Office:
Phone: 970-491-xxxx
E-mail: Michael.Somers@colostate.edu
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University

Michael is a second-year graduate student at Colorado State University in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His current research focuses on engineering process modeling of microalgae-based biofuel production systems and corresponding sustainability analysis, including Life-Cycle Analysis and Techno-Economic Analysis. Additional research interests include other sources of renewable energy production and alternative transportation, specifically wind, solar and electric vehicles. Other interests include entrepreneurship and public policy. Michael completed his undergraduate degree at CSU in mechanical engineering and spent three years in industry working for John Deere in Dubuque, Iowa before returning to graduate school.