Madhu Khanna discusses cellulosic biofuels, their economic and sustainability benefits and tradeoffs, and what's needed to see cellulosic biofuels thrive.
Stanford University's Curt Fischer revisits his thoughts from 2008 on chemical engineering's evolution and future.
ExxonMobil's Vijay Swarup shares his thoughts on chemical engineering's evolution and future, with an eye on energy needs.
Looking for a promising career direction? Biotech is a vast and diverse field and has growing opportunities.
Dr. Brown explains the benefits of autothermal pyrolysis for the conversion of biomass into fuels and chemicals, and discusses BEIs work.
A team of researchers at the University of York have discovered a set of enzymes in fungi that could help make wood an even more promising source for advanced biofuels.
Tomas Wesley Green from the University of Kansas used his WISE internship in Washington to study how agricultural resources can contribute to the energy supply and bioeconomy. He looked a
It's all hands on deck for the monumental task of decarbonizing the world energy system, and some speculate that may take a decade shy of the next century before it's complete, if ever.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have identified specific strains of a bacteria that could one day make biofuel production more efficient.
French oil and gas behemoth Total just bought a battery storage innovator and prepares for a century it sees as dominated by electricity.
One dream has eluded pollution-conscious governments and price-conscious auto makers: the perfect mass market diesel car.
Neste Oil, a Finnish oil refining and marketing company, officially dropped "oil" from its name, given its major emphasis on biofuels.
The US Navy's biofuel program has just launched a great success with the Great Green Fleet, which is fueled with a drop-in blend of biofuel from beef tallow and petroleum-based fuel.
ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steel company, joined by LanzaTech, the world's leading waste-gas-to-biofuels developer, and Primetals Technologies, a seasoned steel plant construction
This week, impressive findings emerged when a group of researchers at the University of Tokyo revealed for the first time the three-dimensional structure and mechanism of action of a key enzyme of biofuel production, cellobionic acid phosphorylase (CBAP).
First the good news. Last April, after a ceremonial whack on the ship's bow sent champagne spraying into the air, a new transportation era finally began to take shape.
Oil may be playing nice for now as it calmly toys with $50 a barrel, but airline executives who watched manic prices spike above $100 for several years won't stop looking for a cheap renewable
Fulcrum Bioenergy's Sierra BioFuels Plant is due to start construction on the outskirts of Reno — in the same industrial park as Tesla’s Giga-factory.
With oil trading at $60 a barrel and predicted to soon hit another wall, everyone's yanking the emergency brakes on new oil exploration.
This month CEP features a look at lignocellulosic biofuels, from various production processes to what's needed to scale up bioenergy operations.
To combat the challenges of breaking down lignocellulosic biomass in biofuel production, researchers at the University of California, Riverside have invented a novel pretreatment technology.