December 1, 2008

Oklahoma lands $15m for biofuels research

The National Science Foundation has awarded $15 million over five years to a multi-institution biofuels research project in Oklahoma. The state is matching the award with $1.1 million per year, bringing the funding to $20.5 million.

The project's aim is to study the molecular mechanisms of converting cellulosic biomass to ethanol. The principal investigators are Ray Huhnke of Oklahoma State University, Lance Lobban of the University of Oklahoma and Kirankumar Mysore of the Samuel Roberts Noble Research Foundation.

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