NCKU transnational research team converts waste cooking oils to biodiesel

October 31, 2013 |

In Taiwan, Prof. (Emeritus) Aharon Gedanken from the Department of Chemistry at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, who is currently a visiting chair professor at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, has developed a microwave-based process that transforms waste cooking oils into biodiesel in 10 seconds. The technology underlying the study is now in the process of applying for a patent, according to MSE Distinguished Professor Jiunn-Der Liao who has invited Gedanken to cooperate with NCKU faculty conducting the research.

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