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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Advisory Board

Susanne Jones

Susanne Jones

Susanne Jones
Senior Research Engineer
Team Lead, Analysis Group
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • M.S. Chemical Engineering – Washington State University – 1986
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering – Washington State University – 1980
  • B.A. Mathematics – Washington State University – 1980

Professional Experience

Ms. Jones is a project manager for biomass related analysis tasks and the analysis group team lead. Her research interests include process modeling and economics for chemical and fuels development. She has prepared techno-economic (TEA) studies and basic engineering packages for various processes including power, hydrogen, Fischer-Tropsch fuels, gasoline and diesel, methanol, mixed alcohols, synthetic natural gas, polyols and organic acids from biomass, coal, and natural gas. The TEA scales have ranged from bench-scale systems to large commercial ventures for both private and government clients. The technical tools used include ASPENPlus, CHEMCAD, ASPEN Economic Analyzer and Excel. Ms. Jones is also a guest lecturer at Washington State University (Tri-Cities) for Biorefinery TEA related topics.