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Biofuel Team Holds Workshops

Drs. Richard Parnas (Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering) and James Stuart (Chemistry) presented two workshops in January before audiences of high school chemistry instructors, at the request of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers. The visitors, from schools across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, were introduced to the production and testing methods for biofuel […]

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UConn Demonstrates Continuous Biodiesel Production

Faculty and students associated with the multidisciplinary Biofuel Consortium at the University of Connecticut staged a technological first for academic biodiesel production: the continuous 16-hour operation of a pilot-scale reactor converting waste cooking oil to pure biodiesel. Following several short-run trials of the reactor, aimed at determining the conversion efficiency of the device (it was […]

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Biofuels Symposium on Tap

The School of Engineering is pleased to announce a Biofuels Symposium will take place at the University of Connecticut on January 11, 2007. The evolving program will include sessions on Industrial Opportunities, Agricultural Production Opportunities, Chemistry and Engineering, and Policy & Regulation. Among the invited speakers to date are Drs. Larry Smart, associate professor in […]

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