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Research Associate
Solar Thermal Chemical Processing

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University (2015)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida (2017)
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida (2019)

Kent Warren is a research associate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has a background in mechanical engineering, earning his BS in 2015 from Valparaiso University and his PhD in 2019 from the University of Florida. His research focuses on fundamental aspects of solid-state ionics and thermal sciences in relation to sustainable energy conversion and storage. In particular, his undergraduate, graduate, and now postgraduate work has involved examining the use of concentrated solar energy as a source of high-quality heat for the production of value-added commodities. Warren also recently served as an Adjunct Professor in the College of Engineering at Valparaiso University.