Mushroom Pretreatment Promotes Lignin Degradation During Storage of Switchgrass

November 29, 2016
Wilkins-Buser Press release

Dr. Mark Wilkins, former Professor at Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE), Oklahoma State University (OSU), collaborated with two other OSU faculty Drs. Michael Buser (BAE) and Stephen Marek (Entomology and Plant Pathology), and Dr. Julie Carrier from Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science at University of Tennessee to investigate whether oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus, could be Read More

USDA-NIFA Awards Grants for Atiyeh’s and Kumar’s Projects through South Central Sun Grant Program

October 19, 2016
Atiyeh-Kumar

Hasan Atiyeh and Ajay Kumar, Associate Professors of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University (OSU), are the recipients of a two-year USDA-NIFA grant, $150,000 each, through the South Central Sun Grant Program’s (SC-SGP) regional competitive grants program. Dr. Atiyeh’s project on “Butanol Production with High Yield and Carbon Conversion Using Novel Biocatalysts” is in Read More

Today is National BIOENERGY Day


bioenergy 2016

To celebrate the 2016 National Bioenergy Day, join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a Facebook Live tour of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility (IBRF). To watch the live broadcast and submit your thoughts and comments, visit EERE on Facebook today, October 19th, at noon. Read More