Dr. Catherine “Catie” Brewer received a B.S. in Chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Biorenewable Resources & Technology from Iowa State University. Prior to joining the faculty at New Mexico State University in 2013, she completed a postdoc at Rice University. Her graduate and post-graduate research focused on biochar characterization and engineering for soil and water remediation application. Her current interests include thermochemical biomass conversion (pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction, torrefaction), products from alternative crops (guar, guayule, hops, hemp), management of desert soils, sustainable agriculture, and resilience in food systems.
Biochar Production Methods and Quality
October 27 | 9:00am MT