Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU833926
Title: A Robust Process for Biodiesel Production Using Supercritical Methanol
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville students are evaluating the use of a supercritical methanol treatment and ultrasonic stimulation for production of biodiesel from variable composition feedstock. The students are focusing on development and optimization of a process for conversion of a variety of bio-oils to biodiesel.
Challenge Area(s): Energy, Materials and Chemicals