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Monty Alger

Director of Institute of Natural Gas Research


  • Institute of Natural Gas Research
  • Chemical Engineering

101 Hosler Building


Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Interest Areas:

Process design and development, technology commercialization, process improvement.





Research Projects

  • July 2016 - June 2017, "SFA GTL Research Proposal," (Sponsor: Synfuels Americas Corporation).

Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

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Department of Chemical Engineering

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The Pennsylvania State University

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