FUNDING - BIOFUELS
April 20, 2009

DOD funds cellulosic biofuel project

The Department of Defense has awarded University of Massachusetts Amherst professor George Huber $1.9 million to develop methods of converting cellulosic biomass into fuel precursors.

The project's aim is to develop cost-effective methods of breaking down wood and agricultural scraps into hydrocarbons that can be refined into jet fuel and other liquid fuels.


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