Professor, students receive grants to research biomass options

Read the full story in The Daily Eastern.

The Center for Clean Energy Research and Education is fueled by wood chips, but could there be a better, more sustainable energy source, such as corn stover, or even switchgrass? This is exactly what Peter Ping Liu and his students will be setting out to find.

Liu, the director of the Renewable Energy Center and current coordinator of the Masters of Science in Renewable Energy graduate program, has been awarded three grants to further his biomass research, which includes plant materials and animal waste used especially as a source of fuel.

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