Current Research

Sponsored Research Activities


A novel, high temperature anaerobic digestion process for renewable energy from biosolids, animal manure,   and cellulosic biomass (PI: M. Duran)

Sponsored by: American Refining and Biochemical Company

Duration: 2010 - 2013

Budget: $ 156,240


Optimization of methanogenic populations in anaerobic digesters for increased biogas production from biosolids (PI: M. Duran)

Sponsored by: Villanova University, VCASE Interdisciplinary Seed Grant

Duration: 2012 - 2013

Budget: $ 6,000