Marc D. Kurz is a Principal Geologist and the Process Chemistry and Development Team Lead at the EERC, where he coordinates and conducts the analysis of various laboratory- and pilot-scale reactor product and by-product effluents to provide data for the calculation of material balances, conversions, and product qualities in support of EERC projects. Mr. Kurz provides a variety of general and specialized analytical testing, including wet-chemical testing, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)/differential calorimetry scanning (DSC), gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, flash point and cold-flow properties of fuels, and refinery gas analysis (RGA). Mr. Kurz received his B.S. degree in Environmental Geology and Technology from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Kurz’s principal areas of interest and expertise include design, operation, and maintenance of laboratory- and pilot-scale reactor systems for biofuel development, biofuel chemistry and analysis, design and implementation of subsurface and groundwater remediation technologies, and geophysical characterization testing.