Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Subject "alternative liquid fuels"

  • Voigt, Tom (2009-11-10)
    Tom Voigt - Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Department of Crop Sciences. The University of Illinois has been collecting data from herbaceous biomass feedstock trials in Illinois since 2004 and is currently ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Dankowicz, Harry; Malmström, Maria; Gröndahl, Fredrik; Ganguly, Rupa; Stablein, Michael (2013-10)
    ISTC held a mini-symposium in October 2013 on the role of algae in future commercial applications for food, feed, bio-based materials, and bioenergy. Srirupa Ganguly of ISTC, Harry Dankowicz of the U of I Department of ...

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  • Byrne, Chris (2012-04-12)
    Chris Byrne - Professor, Western Kentucky University. One of the oldest processes for making engineered products is the pyrolysis of plant materials. Some of the earliest products were soot for coloring and charcoal for ...

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  • Scott, John (2011-10-11)
    John Scott - Senior Chemist, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) and pyrolysis are emerging technologies that create a bio-crude oil from biomass feedstocks. In addition to bio-oil, ...

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  • Robbins, Kathleen (2010-12-01)
    Kathleen Robbins - Co-founder of Jatropha Pepinye. The presentation discussed the work of Jatropha Pepinye and other organizations in Haiti to help solve some of the problems of deforestation and limited energy supplies ...

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  • DeLucia, Evan H. (2011-09-07)
    Evan H. DeLucia - G. William Arends Professor of Integrative Biology and Director, School of Integrative Biology at UIUC. The ecological sustainability of biofuel crops is in large measure a land use issue; the ability ...

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  • Zhang, Yuanhui (2010-01-21)
    Yuanhui Zhang - Professor UI Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Energy consumption and environment have been so far contradictory to each other and have difficulty in coexistence. Some extreme examples ...

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  • Singh, Vijay (2007-10-17)
    Vijay Singh - Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The following topics were covered during this presentation: Ethanol Production Process ...

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  • Lindsey, Tim; Pickowitz, Joe (2009-03-18)
    Tim Lindsey and Joe Pickowitz - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Tim Lindsey and Joe Pickowitz of ISTC will discuss their recent trip to Haiti with Kathleen Robbins who works with the organization PARTNER FOR ...

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  • Chiu, Yiwen (2012-02-23)
    Yiwen Chiu - Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Lab. Biofuel water demand has gain increasing attention since the energy authorities emphasized the importance of reducing the national dependence on foreign energy. ...

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  • Frank, Edward (2011-11-02)
    Edward Frank - Advanced Biofuels Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory.

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  • Lin, Victor S.-Y. (2009-10-26)
    Victor S.-Y. Lin - Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University. We have developed a series of surface-functionalized mesoporous nanoparticle materials with various porous structures and functional groups. By tuning ...

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  • Rajagopalan, Kishore (2010-05-05)
    Kishore Rajagopalan - Associate Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The conversion of biomass to energy, under the current state-of-the-art processes, requires the ...

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  • Warner, Dick (2009-09-29)
    Dick Warner - Director, UI Office of Sustainability. The visioning and goal setting process for sustainability presently underway at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be highlighted. The presentation ...

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