Peter Psarras, PhD

Science Advisor

Carbon Utilization

Dr. Peter Psarras is a Science Advisor for carbon utilization.

Background & Bio

Dr. Psarras received his PhD in Chemistry from Cleveland State University in 2014 where he worked on computational modeling of catalysts used in Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuel processing. His work since has focused mainly on climate change mitigation, mainly carbon capture, utilization, and – more recently – atmospheric carbon removal.

Dr. Psarras joined Cuyahoga Community College in 2018 at the level of Assistant Professor in Chemistry where he continues research on life cycle assessments and techno-economic analyses of hydrogen production and carbon management systems. In January 2021, Dr. Psarras joined the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at The University of Pennsylvania at the level of Assistant Research Professor.


PhD, Chemistry

Cleveland State University

BA, Chemistry

Miami University