11/14/2007 Archived Entry: "Funding Received from Governor's Office of Energy Policy"

GOVERNOR FLETCHER ANNOUNCES STATE FUNDING FOR ENERGY RESEARCH:

These projects are targeted as advancing the goals of the Commonwealth’s Comprehensive Energy Strategy (http://www.energy.ky.gov/energyplan/).

Among the projects funded at the University of Kentucky, the following are located at the CAER:

- "Toward Understanding How Alkali Promoters Alleviate CO2 Production and Enhance
Chain Growth Probability Over Iron Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Catalysts." The principal
investigator for this project is Dr. Gary Jacobs of the CAER. Total funding is $103,170.

- "On-Site Thermochemical Densification of Biomass." This project is under the leadership
of Dr. Rodney Andrews, Director of the Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER).
Total funding is $133,124.

- "Development of a Liquid Membrane for Solvent-Based Post-Combustion CO2
Scrubber." This project is under the leadership of Dr. Kunlei Liu, of the CAER. Total
funding is $148,640.

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