Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.

Research & Development, Analytical Services and Consulting in Advanced Sensors, Materials and Fuels

Dr. David G. Hamblen, Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Hamblen graduated from the University of Illinois in 1969 with a Ph.D. in Physics; and in 1963 with a M.S. and Physics, and from Williams College in 1962 with a B.A. in Physics. Dr. Hamblen is the co-founder of AFR. He has had extensive experience in the areas of superconductivity, optics, and hydrocarbon fuel pyrolysis. He has directed research programs on the processing and use of high Tcsuperconductivity. Most recently, he was the Principal Investigator for an Air Force SBIR Phase I entitled "Epitaxial Growth of High Quality SiC of Pulsed Laser Deposition". He is also responsible for both theoretical and experimental studies of hydrocarbon fuels using FT-IR and e-ray microanalysis for diagnostics, and computer models for the pyrolysis and combustion simulations. He has been Principal or Co-principal investigator on contracts and grants for the Department of Defense, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Energy, totaling over $5 million. Dr. Hamblen has more than 60 research publications and is a member of the American Physical Society, the IEEE, and Sigma Xi.

R&D 100 Award Winner 2012, 2008, 2001, 1996, and 1995