Current Research

  • Development of nanocellulose based anti-microbial food packaging materials
  • Development of GIS based biomass supply logistics system integrated with Process modeling and simulation of solid state anaerobic digestion and other biorefinery system to generate drop in biofuels and chemicals – Funded by USDA-NIFA
  • Development of novel cost granulation technology for lignocellulosic biomass – funded by Southeastern SunGrant Initiative, Department of Transportation
  • Thermochemical liquefaction of microalgae and catalytic upgrading of biocrude to produce drop-in biofuels – funded by DOE
  • Development of sustainable energy crops production system to generate pyrolysis based biofuels – Funded by USDA-NIFA