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Timothy Abel

Technology Development Operator

Jay Almlie

Principal Engineer, Mid/Downstream Oil & Gas Group Lead

Heather Altepeter

Administrative Assistant

Paul Arnason

Contracts Officer

Ted Aulich

Principal Process Chemist, Fuels and Chemicals

Scott Ayash

Senior Project Management Specialist

Alexander Azenkeng

Senior Chemist, NMARL Team Lead

Cesar Barajas-Olalde

Senior Geophysicist

Earl Battle

Graphic Designer

Roy Beard

Principal Engineer, Director of Information Technology

Christopher Beddoe

Research System Engineer

Steven Benson

Associate Vice President for Research

Sandra Best

Project Budget Specialist

Lisa Borgen

Administrative Assistant

Nicholas Bosshart

Senior Geologist, Geomodeling Team Lead

Barry Botnen


David Brekke

Senior Quality Assurance Manager

Linda Brown

Principal Budget Analyst, Budget Analysis Group Manager

Shaughn Burnison

Principal Geophysicist and Geophysics Team Lead

Matthew Burton-Kelly


Shane Butler

Analytical Geologist

Clara Chambers

Research Information Associate

Saurabh Chimote

Senior Software Development Engineer 

Mary (Jeanie) Clement

Travel Coordinator

Michael Collings

Senior Research Engineer

Charlene Crocker

Research Scientist

Janet Crossland

Research Scientist

Tyler Curran

Research Engineer

Chantsalmaa Dalkhaa

Reservoir Engineer

Daniel Daly

Senior Geologist/Public Outreach Specialist, Outreach Team Lead

Todd Deibert

Technology Development Operator

Raymond DeWall

Research Chemist

Thomas Doll

Principal Petroleum Engineer

Neil Dotzenrod


Harry Duchscherer

Senior IT Systems Engineer, Database Administrator

David Dunham

Senior Process Engineer, Team Lead

Grant Dunham

Senior Research Engineer, Emissions Control Team Lead

James Duzan

Principal Intellectual Property Advisor

Sheryl Eicholtz-Landis

Principal Contracts Officer, Contracts and IP Manager

Janelle Ensrud

Assistant to the Vice President for Research and Senior Project Management Specialist

Thomas Erickson


Dean Evenstad

Research Specialist

Kurt Eylands

Analytical Mineralogist

Ian Feole

Geological Engineer

Nathan Fiala

Research Engineer

Shane Filipy

Building Services Technician

Christin Fine

Environment, Health and Safety Specialist

Rosemary Pleva Flynn

Principal Librarian, Library and Information Services Team Lead

Curt Foerster

Technology Development Operator

LaRae Foerster

Assistant to the CFO

Bruce Folkedahl

Senior Engineer

Corey Fox

Technology Development Operator

Kelly Fox

Research Specialist

Kevin Galbreath

Research Scientist

Jun Ge

Reservoir Engineer

Kyle Glazewski

Senior Analyst, Data/GIS Team Lead

Charles Gorecki

Director of Subsurface R&D

Andrew Gorz


Carol Grabanski

Research Laboratory Analyst

Ken Grohs

Facilities and EHS Manager

Jay Gunderson

Senior Research Engineer

Mylan Hackett

Technology Development Operator

Douglas Hajicek

Principal Engineer, Engineering Design Group Lead

Tedd Halvorson

HVAC Specialist

John Hamling

Principal Engineer, Oilfield Operations Group Lead

John Harju

Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

John Haugen

Technology Development Operator, Team Lead

Steven Hawthorne

Principal Research Chemist

Jun He


Loreal Heebink

Senior Project Management Specialist

Dee Heisler

Senior Procurement Team Lead

Douglas Heisler

Facility Maintenance Specialist

Ann Henderson

Research Engineer

Kelly Hodgson

Lead Research Information Associate

Janelle Hoffarth

Laboratory Analyst

Michael Holmes

Director of Energy Systems Development

John Hurley

Principal Materials Scientist

Corey Irion

Contracts Officer/Intellectual Property Specialist

Lonny Jacobson

Senior Operations Specialist

Melanie Jensen

Senior Chemical Engineer, CO2 Capture and Infrastructure Engineering Team Lead

Robert Jensen

Research Specialist

Kenneth Jerik

Technology Development Operator

Tao Jiang

Reservoir Engineer, Reservoir Modeling and Simulation

Lu Jin

Reservoir Engineer, Reservoir Modeling and Simulation

Deborah Johnson

Principal Accountant, Financial Services Manager

Stephanie Johnson

Intellectual Property Specialist/Contracts Officer

Nicholas Kalenze

Civil Engineer

John Kay

Principal Engineer, Emissions and Carbon Capture Group Lead

Ryan Klapperich

Senior Hydrogeologist

Patricia Kleven

Laboratory Analyst

Derek Kloeckner-Walters

Senior Marketing Communications Specialist

Jennifer Knudson

Assistant to the CEO and Administrative Assistant Coordinator  

Randall Knutson

Facility Maintenance Team Lead

Justin Kovacevich

Data Analyst

Timothy Kujawa

Research Specialist

Bethany Kurz

Principal Hydrogeologist, Laboratory Analysis Group Lead

Marc Kurz

Senior Geologist, Process Chemistry & Development Lab Team Lead

Patrece Kvasager-Belker

Travel Coordinator

Dennis Kyle

Instrument Shop Group Lead

Sara Lahr

Software Developer

Marcella LaPorte

Building Services Technician

Christopher Larson

Technology Development Operator

Tobe Larson

Senior Contracts Officer, Assistant Group Lead

Jason Laumb

Principal Engineer, Coal Utilization Group Lead

Kerryanne Leroux

Senior Chemical Engineer, Oilfield Operations Team Lead

Kari Lindemann

Lead Research Information Associate

Amanda Livers

Research Scientist - Geophysics

Shannan Longsdorf

Project Budget Specialist

Christopher Martin

Senior Research Engineer, Advanced Thermal Systems

Joshua Mason

Senior IT Systems Engineer

Craig Mathson

Technology Development Operator

John McCauley

Network Administrator/Computer Specialist

Donald McCollor

Senior Research Scientist

Kathleen McIntyre

Laboratory Analyst

Blaise Mibeck

Materials Scientist

David Miller

Senior Research Chemist

Angela Morgan

Administrative Assistant

Mark Musich

Research Engineer

June Novacek

Research Information Associate

Carolyn Nyberg

Senior Analytical Chemist, ARL/FMRL Team Lead

Jess O'Brien

Research Instrument Technician

Erin O'Leary


Michelle Olderbak

Assistant to the Director of Energy Systems Development and Senior Project Management Specialist

Alan Olson

Master Electrician

Rhonda Olson

Senior Workflow Team Lead

Benjamin Oster


Andrew Palmiscno

Principal Software Engineer

Nikhil Patel

Research Scientist

Wesley Peck

Principal Geologist, Geosciences Group Lead

Lawrence Pekot

Principal Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Group Lead

Erik Pihl

Research Specialist

Raymond Pikarski

Graphic Designer

Thomas Powers

Technology Development Operator

Roberta Rakoczy

Research Information Associate

Patti Reimer

Administrative Assistant

Hilary Riske

Operations and Facility Maintenance Group Lead

Joyce Riske

Principal Editor, Editing and Graphics Team Lead

Lucia Romuld

Principal Industrial and Management Engineer – Proposals, Resources, and Logistics

Catherine Russell

Technical Editor

Olarinre Salako

Research Geophysicist

Donald Schaffer

Senior Building Services Team Lead

Steven Schlasner

Research Engineer

Kari Schmidt

Administrative Assistant

Scott Schulz

Technology Development Operator

Ramesh Sharma

Principal Research Scientist, Fuels and Specialty Chemicals

Rhonda Shirek

Assistant to the Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

Diane Skean

Senior Accountant, Financial Services Assistant Manager

Steven Smith

Senior Geologist, AGL Team Lead

Virginia Sobolik

Account Technician

James Sorensen

Principal Geologist

Joshua Stanislowski

Principal Process Engineer, Energy Systems Development

Edward Steadman

Vice President for Research

Daniel Stepan

Senior Engineer, Water and Wastewater Treatment

Bradley Stevens

Senior Research Engineer, Civil Engineering and Renewables

Kari Suedel

Graphic Designer/Photographer

Jenny Sun

Analytical Chemist

Michael Swanson

Principal Engineer, Fuels Conversion

James Tibbetts

Research Scientist

Scott Tolbert

Conversion Systems Team Lead

Jose Torres Rivero

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Sandra Van Eck

Technical Editor

Leah Verke

Procurement Assistant

Heidi Vettleson

Project Management Specialist

Michael Voll

Building Services Technician

Tami Votava

Senior Accountant, Budget Analysis Assistant Group Lead

Gregory Weber

Director of Design and Operations

Susan White

Principal Human Resources Officer

Neil Wildgust

Principal CCS Scientist

Kirk Williams

Research Engineer

William Wilson

Regulatory Specialist

Chad Wocken

Principal Engineer, Fuels and Renewable Energy Lead

Michael Wuitschick

Instrumentation Technologist, Emissions Measurement

Erick Zacher

Environmental Geochemist

Christopher Zygarlicke

Associate Vice President for Strategic Projects and University Relations