NORA adds Dr. Jenny Frank as research associate

Written on: April 27, 2023 by ICM

Dr. Jenny Frank has joined the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) as a research associate to further advance its work in the field of carbon reduction from home heating. Her time will be divided among NORA research strategies and projects while maintaining her position in academia.
Dr. Frank is an assistant professor of Renewable Energy at the State University of New York at Morrisville (SUNY Morrisville), where she teaches courses pertaining to energy systems, economics, and policy. She received her Ph.D. from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry (SUNY ESF), where she studied renewable energy pathways. Dr. Frank’s research focuses on techno-economic analysis to qualify the long-term environmental, financial and technical viability of diverse energy technologies and feedstocks. Additionally, she has published several studies in various peer-reviewed journals. 
According to NORA’s Director of Research, Dr. Thomas Butcher, “Dr. Frank provides NORA with specific expertise on renewable energies and their long-term viability.
“As we continue to push further and further towards Zero-Carbon home heating, Dr. Frank will be a valuable asset to NORA and the liquid heating fuel industry,” Dr. Butcher continued.
Michael Devine, NORA’s President, added, “We are very pleased that Dr. Frank has joined the NORA team as a research associate.
“Dr. Frank and Dr. Butcher are going collaborate and continue to expand our activities at NORA,” Devine added, “as well as identify additional research and development opportunities as we continue on the path to eliminating carbon from home heating.”