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Arun S.K. Raju, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Operations and Associate Research Engineer, Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT)

Dr. Arun Raju is a research faculty and Associate Director-Operations at the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). He also leads the Sustainable Fuels Initiative (SFI) at CE-CERT.

 

As Associate Director, Dr. Raju leads the development of strategic plans and coordinates with research groups to prioritize long term growth and success. His research focus is on sustainable fuels production and use including hydrogen, Renewable Natural Gas, and biomass to energy. His research also involves energy systems analysis including electrification, high renewables grid management, techno-economic and life cycle assessment of energy systems.

 

He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UC Riverside. Before joining CE-CERT, Dr. Raju was the Director of Research at Viresco Energy, LLC and later served as the Director of Technology Development at Combustion Associates, Inc.