Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Closing the loop

From left, in the bioreactor system team’s lab are Dr. Jim Levis, engineering post-doctoral associate; Amanda Karram, engineering graduate student; and co-investigators Dr. Ranji Ranjithan, Dr. Amy Grunden, Dr. Heike Sederoff and Dr. Joel Ducoste.

Biologists team with engineers to develop economical system for producing biofuels from algae.

New technique improves efficiency of biofuel production

Ratna Sharma

Researchers at N.C. State University have developed a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants that significantly reduces the waste that results from conventional biofuel production techniques. The technique is a significant step toward creating a new commercially viable new source of biofuels.

Color commentary

Julian Fore, John Glover, Zeke Howell, George Blum

Faculty voices paint picture of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s 75-year impact.

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