Jasmine L. Oleksik is a Research Engineer in Fuels and Renewable Energy at the EERC, where she contributes to the design, modeling, and fabrication of experimental equipment; oversees and operates equipment; interprets data; helps to prepare proposals, reports, and papers; and presents project results to clients and at national and international conferences. She holds a B.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from UND and is pursuing M.S. in chemical engineering from UND. Ms. Oleksik’s principal areas of interest and expertise include chemical looping combustion, recovery of rare-earth elements from coal and coal by-products, and oil extraction for utilization in biofuels.