Tag: University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas wins grant to reduce fertilizer demand and boost biofuel production

University of Arkansas wins grant to reduce fertilizer demand and boost biofuel production

December 25, 2018 |

In Arkansas, a University of Arkansas biologist working on research that could decrease the need for agricultural fertilizers and boost the production of biofuels recently received grants totaling more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy. He is studying how methanogens, organisms similar to bacteria, are able to […]

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Biologist gets $800K grant to improve biofuel production

Biologist gets $800K grant to improve biofuel production

September 2, 2018 |

In Arkansas, University of Arkansas biologist Ruben Michael Ceballos is developing methods that could make the production of biofuel more efficient and environmentally sound using a protein derived from microorganisms that live in acidic geothermal pools and springs to enhance the process of turning organic material into fuel. Ceballos, an assistant professor in the Department […]

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University of Arkansas awarded grant to lead US-Southeast Asia bio research including biofuels

University of Arkansas awarded grant to lead US-Southeast Asia bio research including biofuels

November 10, 2016 |

In Arkansas, the University of Arkansas is helping lead an effort to develop a bioscience network of scientists in the United States and Southeast Asia. The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $500,000 grant to establish the Food, Energy, Water and Ecosystems Resources Research Coordination Network, to build a team of minority and minority-serving faculty […]

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University of Arkansas researcher gets $400,000 NSF grant to design cellulosic pretreatment

University of Arkansas researcher gets $400,000 NSF grant to design cellulosic pretreatment

June 16, 2016 |

In Arkansas, a University of Arkansas chemistry professor has received a $400,000 award from the National Science Foundation to investigate a roadblock in the harvesting of biomass from perennial plants for the purpose of creating a source of renewable energy. Computational modeling is an important route toward understanding this process. Wang will develop computer models […]

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