About the Author
JOSHUA TICKELL activist, filmmaker and author of the book, From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank: The Complete Guide to Using Vegetable Oil as an Alternative Fuel, has worked as an energy and environmental media consultant for the United States Congress, members of the Australian Parliament, The Department of Energy, as well as numerous private companies and individuals. Tickell has traveled nationwide in his vegetable-oil powered "Veggie Van" and he has appeared on the USA Today Show, Dateline NBC, CNN, The Discovery Channel, National Public Radio, The Australian Broadcast Corporation, and the Los Angeles Times. His recently released, hand built, custom engineered "Veggie Car" Datsun 240z sports car will embark on its first USA Tour with Dennis Weaver in 2003.
In addition to his work with biodiesel fuel, Tickell holds an MFA in film from the Motion Picture School of Florida State University. Joshua Tickell is currently directing a feature documentary, "Fields of Fuel, In Search of the Biodiesel Revolution" due to air in 2004.