AHB: Five-Year Update

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest: Five-Year Update

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

View the recording at https://youtu.be/nwrDPPh4StA or at http://breeze.wsu.edu/p6329f66oyg/

Presented by Dr. Rick Gustafson, AHB Principal Investigator & Denman Professor of Bioresource Science and Engineering, University of Washington

In 2011, the USDA awarded $40 million to Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB) to research the development of an advanced biofuel industry using regionally produced hybrid poplar trees as the primary feedstock. As a consortium of university and industry partners, AHB integrates research, education, and extension to support new biofuel and bio-based chemical industries in the Pacific Northwest.

In this webinar, AHB’s Principal Investigator, Rick Gustafson from the University of Washington, shares research updates from the AHB project and provides an overview on the successes and challenges for developing biofuel and biochemical industries.