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
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.