Project to make jet fuel from waste fats, oils gets big financial lift from federal government

A group led by David Bressler (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) has received a $2.89-million grant from Natural Resources Canada. The group has been working on a project to convert renewable materials—which are often already turned into biodiesel fuel—into fuel that can be used by jet…

Canada invests C$2.89M in U of Alberta biojet technology

The investment will support a project based on research led by David Bressler (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) to generate renewable jet fuel from a range of feedstocks, including waste materials from the restaurant and livestock industries. The research has the potential to …

Researchers are refining recipes for biochar that benefits industry and the environment

Scott Chang and Christopher Nzediegwu (Renewable Resources) are researching a product produced from agricultural and forestry waste that has uses ranging from reclaiming wastewater to capturing carbon and decontaminating soil.