A Low-Cost Mobile Power Generation Unit from Carbonaceous Feedstocks

November 18, 2015
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There is an increasing demand for low cost, small-scale, portable power generation units that utilize local carbonaceous feedstocks. According to Dr. Ajay Kumar, Associate Professor in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE), Oklahoma State University (OSU), these mobile units could be deployed in remote or energy deficit locales in the U.S. and overseas, utilizing local biomass Read More

Kumar Awarded USDA-NIFA Grant to Develop GBTL Technology for Liquid Hydrocarbon Production

September 3, 2015
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Dr. Ajay Kumar, Associate Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK, received a USDA-NIFA Center Award through the South Central Sun Grant Program to conduct a study on “Hydrocarbon Fuels, Chemicals and Intermediates from a Novel Biomass Pyrolysis Technology”. Dr. Kumar collaborates with two other professors from OSU, Drs. Allen Read More

Multi-scale Fouling Characterization for Sweet Sorghum during Bioethanol Development

August 18, 2015
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Dr. Rob Whiteley, Head of the School of Chemical Engineering and John Hendrix Chair of Engineering at Oklahoma State University, received a DOT-RITA Center Award in 2013 through the South Central Sun Grant Program to conduct the study titled, “Multi-scale Fouling Characterization of Fermented/Hydrolyzed Sweet Sorghum.” Dr. Whiteley conducted the study to better understand the Read More