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NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition
NSF IGERT 2012 Video & Poster Competition

Project Profile

Solutions for Renewable and Sustainable Fuels in the 21st Century

Rutgers University New Brunswick


The development of clean, renewable, and sustainable fuels is one of the Grand Challenges of the 21st Century. Growth in global energy consumption is placing increasing demands on all fuels/energy sources. Fossil fuel sources in particular are finite and dwindling and are also implicated in global climate change. Solutions… more »


Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
The world is her laboratory: NSF-supported PhD Student, accredited United Nations observer, studies Convention on Biological Diversity's engagement with biofuels and synthetic biology Showcase Highlight 12/02/13
Students author paper on genome of red alga P. purpureum Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees research algal biofuels Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Research focuses on "greening" of the Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Integrated Energy Challenges & Opportunities courses bring students together Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees study bioethanol-based sustainable fuels solutions in Brazil Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee studies global environmental governance through observations of United Nations conventions Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees receive Research Excellence awards in chemistry Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees teach lessons on energy and sustainability at science center, schools Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Group works to develop bio-inspired transportation fuel Showcase Achievement 11/19/13