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Dr. Kyoung S. Ro
Dr. Ro is a research environmental engineer for the USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) located at Florence, SC. He has BS in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of California at Berkeley and Los Angeles, respectively. Before joining the USDA-ARS, Dr. Ro has worked as a faculty for 15 years for the Louisiana State University (LSU) and the City University of New York (CUNY). He is recognized as a national leader in municipal, military, and agricultural waste management. He has published more than 100 technical articles and reports, made numerous invited presentations in the U.S., Asia, and the Europe, participated in many USDOE, USDA, USEPA, and NSF workshops, and organized several international and national research symposia on wastes-to- bioenergy. He is currently involved in research projects in using biochar made from municipal and agricultural wastes to improve soil fertility and reduce fugitive and greenhouse gas emissions.
Dr. Kyoung S. Ro, Research Environmental Engineer
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)- Agricultural Research Service
Biochar – Potential Commodity from Biomass Waste & R&D progress (Production & Appln)
Day 2 [Thu 11, March], at 12:00 PM