Operations Team

  • Michael Chae – Operations Director, Biomass Energy Network

    Michael Chae – Operations Director, Biomass Energy Network

    Dr. Michael Chae has helped oversee several research programs in the area of biomass conversion during his five-year tenure as the Program Manager of the Biorefining Conversions and Fermentation Laboratory (UofA).  This experience has cultivated a desire to advocate for the development of novel bio-based technologies that can accommodate the growing global demand for renewable […]Read More »
  • Ashley Cruz – Events & Administrative Assistant, Biomass Energy Network

    Ashley Cruz – Events & Administrative Assistant, Biomass Energy Network

    Ashley is a graduate of NAIT’s Event Management Program with a Specialization in Program Planning. Formerly an interior designer at Stantec, she has experience working with architects and engineers on energy-efficient design of interior spaces. After transferring to an administrative role more focused on events and marketing, she became a certified event planner and joined […]Read More »