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Biofuels Technician

Biofuel technicians carry out the laboratory work involved in producing biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel.  

Biofuels technology programs include: Ethanol-- science and processes behind the production of ethanol as a transportation fuel;  Biodiesel-- science and processes behind the production of biodiesel as a transportation fuel; and General-- production of both ethanol and biodiesel, including safety, math, and process control.

Courses may include:

  • Knowledge of Feedstocks 
  • Oil Chemistry (pretreatment, esterification, transesterification)
  • Grain Preparation
  • Molecular Sieves
  • Laboratory Basics.