The Marchese research group
applies fundamental research in the thermal sciences to develop
innovative energy solutions and entrepreneurial models that benefit the
human condition and achieve global impact.
The Advanced Biofuels Combustion and Characterization Laboratory
is focused on ensuring that the next generation of biofuels are
fit-for-purpose as drop in replacements for diesel, gasoline and
aviation fuel. The laboratory is located at the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory at Colorado State University.
Siddhesh Bhoite, Ph.D. Student • Reece Churchill, Ph.D. Student • Colin Slunecka, M.S. Student • Andrew Zdanowicz, Research Staff • Chiemezie Ilonze, Ph.D. Student
Alumni (current affiliation):
Alyssa Aligata, M.S. 2019 (Bureau of Reclimation) • Jeffrey Mohr, M.S. 2020 (NREL) •James Tillotson, M.S. 2018 (CSU Staff) •Colin Gould, M.S. 2018 (Southern Cross, Inc) • Caleb Elwell, M.S. 2017 (Biomedical Innovations) • Siddhesh Bhoite, M.S. 2017 (Prometheus) • Thomas Falloon, M.S. 2017 • Tim Vaughn, Ph.D. 2017 (CSU Research Staff) • Jessica Tryner, Ph.D. 2016 (CSU post doc) • Andrew Boissierre (Honda R&D) • Andrew Hocket, Ph.D. 2015 (Hiltner Combustion) • Esteban Hincapie, Ph.D. 2014 (EH Energy Consultants) • Marc Baumgardner, Ph.D. 2014 (Gonzaga University) • Torben Grumstrup, Ph.D. 2014 (USDA) • Andrew Thompson, M.S. 2014 (Lockheed Martin) • David Martinez, M.S. 2012 (AECOM) • Kristen Naber, M.S. 2012 (Sandia National Laboratories) • Harrison Bucy, M.S. 2011 (Sandia National Laboratories) • Kelly Fagerstone, M.S. 2011 • Daniel Thayer, M.S. 2010 (Woodward) • Bethany Sparn, M.S. 2009 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) • Dave McKenna, M.S. 2008 (AVL) • Marcos Villa-Gonzalez, M.S. 2007 (ESCO) • Mark Wessel, M.S. 2007 (Picattiny Arsenal) • Tim Vaughn, M.S. 2006 • Andy Toback, M.S. 2006 (Environex) • Matthew Hammill, M.S. 2005 (Melcor) • Sarina Colligan, M.S. 2005 (Infineum) • Jason Hearne, M.S. 2004 (Navy Lakehurst) • Fred Hovermann, M.S. 2002 (Navy Surface Warfare Center)