Category: Materials & Biomolecular Engineering

Biofuels Research Nets Nearly $600K in State Funding

Dr. Richard Parnas, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, and two colleagues at the University of Connecticut, have been awarded $598,000 from the State to expand their clean energy research program involving biofuels. Dr. Parnas, who directs the University’s Biofuel Consortium and is also a member of the Polymer […]

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UConn Announces Sustainable Energy Symposium

The School of Engineering is pleased to announce that a Sustainable Energy Symposium will take place at the University of Connecticut on March 31 and April 1, 2008. The evolving program will include in-depth workshops on biofuels, fuel cells, investment, regulatory and public policy, climate change, legislative activities, plant science and bioenergy agriculture, and other […]

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Parnas Named an Environmental Leader

Richard Parnas, associate professor and director of the Chemical Engineering program, and member of the Polymer Program in the Institute of Materials Science, was presented the 2006-07 faculty Environmental Leadership Award. Dr. Parnas, who received several nominations, including a departmental nomination, was selected in recognition for his efforts to not only reduce the CO2 footprint […]

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