- Cellulosic and algal biofuels and bioproducts.
- Control of dynamic systems.
- Systems analysis process modeling and simulation.
- Processing of biobased feedstocks into fuels and chemicals
- Rational design of cellulase enzymes.
- Control of biological and ecological systems.
- Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of biofuels and bioproducts.
- Understanding interactions and regulation in microorganisms.