Dr. Busch serves as HSTI’s Senior Chemist and is heading the implementation of HSTI’s processing facility. He earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Hamburg (Germany). Dr. Busch has previously developed unorthodox chemistry to support biodiesel small businesses and worked with other researchers on alternative feedstocks, including algae oil and grindelia extracts.
Dr. Busch has filed multiple patents for extracting hydrocarbons from biodiesel byproducts. He is committed to the sustainable chemistry and production of commodity chemicals, especially flavors and fragrances, from renewable materials. Currently, Dr. Busch is developing analytical and preparative methods to work with the so-called “minor” cannabinoids.