Using post-harvest forest residuals, or slash, to make biojet fuel and co-products is an economic challenge. A significant cost in the supply chain is transportation associated with hauling the processed slash material to a conversion facility. To supply slash material to a conversion facility or processing depot, trucks need …more
The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) will provide a Wood-to Biofuel webinar series that presents recent findings relating to the use of post harvest forest residuals (material left in slash piles) to produce alternative biofuels for jet aircraft and other co-products.
Five webinars are set for the month of October to celebrate National Bioenergy Day on October 21st. Additional seminars will be scheduled and posted within the following months.
Facing the Future (FTF) recently published a lesson plans that introduce energy concepts to elementary students in grades 3-5. These lesson plans were vertically aligned to the middle and high school curricula previously published by FTF. The lesson plans …more
Jinxue is a graduate student working towards his doctoral degree in material science and engineering at Washington State University’s Material Science and Engineering Program. His poster titled Multi-Technique Characterization of …more
Daniel Schwartz, Boeing-Sutter Professor and chairman of chemical engineering at the University of Washington, was awarded the 2015 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Mentor Award. The award recognizes a University of Washington faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the education and guidance of graduate students.
Dr. Schwartz leads the NARA Tribal Partnerships Program (TPP). This program provides undergraduate and …more