Grant allows continuation of key biomass research

Grant allows continuation of key biomass research

Ron McGarvey, assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Francisco Aguilar, associate professor of Forestry, recently received a three-year, nearly $500,000 National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue research into the socioeconomic and environmental implications of growth in woody biomass use for biopower.

IAC to continue auditing, educational program

MU Engineering hosts the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center, one of 28 such centers located on college campuses nationwide. The DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy allotted $35 million in funding to the centers, with MU earning a nearly $1.5 million share.

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