Andrew graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the Colorado School of the Mines in Golden, Colorado in May 2014. He started working on research for Dr. Fletcher in the Brigham Young University Chemical Engineering Department also in May 2014. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sao Paulo, Brazil from 2009 to 2011. Andrew has two brothers, both of whom now live in Utah as well.
Modeling of the devolatilization of coal particles in oxy-fuel combustion conditions. This is part of a large-scale simulation of an oxy-fuel coal boiler.