Browse Research Projects -- Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Author "Pickowitz, Joe"

  • Pickowitz, Joe (2010)
    ISTC researchers have joined with Partners for People and Place (PPP) to establish a biodiesel market in Haiti. The electrical grid in Haiti is spotty at best, so many houses use diesel generators for electricity. Running ...

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  • Lu, Yongqi; OBrien, Kevin C; Lu, Hong; Ruhter, David; Du, Yang; Ye, Qing; Zheng, Wei; Sharma, Brajendra K; Gomilko, Viktoriya; Pickowitz, Joe; Chaudhuri, Santanu; Lacevic, Naida; McKaskle, Ray; Sachde, Darshan; Fisher, Kevin; Sexton, Andrew (U.S. Department of Energy, 2017)
    The project objectives were to develop new biphasic solvents, demonstrate the process concept through lab/bench column testing, generate engineering and scale-up data, and complete a high-level process and techno-economic ...

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  • Pickowitz, Joe; McDonald's; University of Illinois Dining Hall (2012)
    ISTC's research engineer and team collaborated with the McDonald's Corporation and the University of Illinois Dining Halls to convert used frying oil to biodiesel and soap.

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