Research Projects

PROJECT 1: Development and Evaluation of Halophytes as Potential Biofuels Feedstock
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Kome Onokpise, Dr. Mehboob Sheikh, Dr. Jiang Lu, Dr. Hemanth Vasanthaiah

PROJECT 2: Multiple Product Biorefinery Fed by Agricultural Waste
PI: Dr. Adrienne Cooper
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime, Dr. Egwu Kalu

PROJECT 3: Isolation & Screening of Microalgae for use in Bio?fuel Research
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Adrienne Cooper, Dr. Kome Onokpise

PROJECT 4: Developing Hardwood Tree Species Optimized for Bio?fuel Processing
PI: Dr. Kome Onokpise
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime

PROJECT 5: Evaluation of new bioprocessing techniques to enhance utilization of cellulosic wastes
PI: Dr. Michael Abazinge
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 6: Microbial degradation of Cellulose
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 7: Microbial strains enhancement for biomass processing
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 8: Elucidation of cellulose Mechanism by microbial strains
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 9: Comparative Genomics (Bacteria, fungi)
PI: Clifford Louime

Project 10: Sustainability Project: Social, Economics and Environmental issues impacting biofuels production

PI: Clifford Louime