Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU833927
Title: Production of Butanol from Biomass using Novel Membrane Reactor
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville students are exploring the use of a novel membrane reactor for the production of butanol from biomass-derived sugars as a sustainable and greener energy alternative biofuel. The students are preparing a full economic analysis using bench scale results to predict commercial-scale feasibility.
Challenge Area(s): Energy