AU, UA team up for $2M project to make diesel fuel burn cleaner

By Associated Engineering Press

Auburn University researchers are working on a bio-based additive to make diesel fuel burn cleaner as part of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project that will see researchers at the University of Alabama help test the blend. The $2 million project led by Auburn is part of about $10 million in funding from the DOE for the co-optimization of engines and fuels. The department is providing $80 million for 42 projects to support advanced vehicles technologies research. Sources: Tuscaloosa News ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)Fox 6 (Birmingham)WAFF-NBC (Huntsville)Yellowhammer News

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: October 22, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,