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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA at Lafayette

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA at Lafayette

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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA at Lafayette

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  1. UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA at Lafayette Developing the New Paradigm for A Competitive Biofuels Industry Processing Optimization & Discovery Feedstock Production & Management Market Development EXAMPLE UL R&D INTERESTS • Cost-effective production of biofuels from cultured & waste feedstocks • Development of additional value-added products from biofuels production • Development of novel feedstocks for biofuels and bioproducts manufacturing • Discovery of novel processing reactions and related production techniques • Development of Regional Biomass Inventory Management Models

  2. SELECTED R&D PROJECTS • Production of Biodiesel from Waste Products • Biogas Generation from Algal Cake • Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks • Production of Hydroxylated Fatty Acids • Production of Ethanol from Waste Rice Residuals

  3. KEY RESOURCES • Key Participating Academic Collegess: • College of Engineering • College of Sciences • College of Business Administration • Other Key R&D Entities: • Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (BRL) • Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) • Center for Business Information Technologies (CBIT) • Center for Advanced Computation Systems (CACS) • Center for Environment and Ecological Technologies (CEET) • Numerous faculty hires in the Bioprocessing Area • Over recent $1.5 Million in Equipment Gains/Investments • Initiation of Several Joint R&D Ventures with Other Universities • Numerous UL-Industrial Development Agreements Recently Initiated