Multi-scale Fouling Characterization for Sweet Sorghum during Bioethanol Development

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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

Wilkins’ Collaborates with PFI Germany on TrickleZyme Project for his Sabbatical

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Mark Wilkins, Associate Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK, collaborated with Prüf-und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V. (PFI Biotechnology) in Germany and other OSU researchers on the TrickleZyme Project. The project is focused on optimizing continuous enzyme production in a trickle bed reactor. Wilkins, who will be on sabbatical this Read More

Open World Program Delegates Visit BioPEC

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The Open World Program facilitates Russian and Eurasian elected officials as well as emerging civic leaders to observe the American democratic system firsthand. The program through Tulsa Global Alliance brought five participants from Ukraine, accompanied by a facilitator and an interpreter, to learn about our bioenergy program and the Biobased Products and Energy Center (BioPEC) Read More