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Doctoral student receives national award for biofuels work

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Alyssa Hensley, who will graduate with a doctoral degree this month from Washington State University, recently received a national award so she could present her research about making biofuels more reliable.

Researcher receives grant to improve biofuel production

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A researcher at Washington State University has received a three-year $450,000 federal grant to develop computer models for using iron to more efficiently refine bio-oils and make better biofuels.

Rock Doc: Training microbes to make biofuel

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When you fill your tank, you likely see a little sticker on the pump saying part of the fuel is ethanol. Ethanol is a biofuel, which means it comes from plants like corn rather than from fossil fuel – ancient […]