The overall emphasis of Associate Professor Christopher Depcik’s research and teaching efforts is a sustainable approach to energy and the transportation infrastructure. This includes a Feedstock to Tailpipe analysis of fuel production and its resultant combustion and exhaust emissions through the investigation of conventional and alternative combustion regimes utilizing multiple feedstocks (e.g., algal biomass, waste oils, petroleum) and different fuels (e.g., biodiesel & glycerin).