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Undergraduate Research Experience

Below are some examples of research projects conducted by undergrads at the BEST lab.

Cellulosic Ethanol Stillage as a Cultivation Medium for Spirulina

By Kimberly Hafner

 

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Bioenergy Production Potential from Small Ruminant Animals

By Claudia Sanchez

 

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Open-pond Cultivation of Microalgal Polycultures on Landfill Leachate

By Marie Peralta

 

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Bat Guano, More Than an Organic Fertilizer

By Blaze Walsh

 

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Lab-scale Cultivation of Spirulina on Landfill Leachate

By Erica Winstead

 

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Methane Potential of Indigenous Algae

By Gillian Palino

 

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Carbon Capture and Utilization - The Algal Way

By Josh Goff

 

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Postharvest Storage Potential of Industrial Sweetpotato Roots and Culls

By Jenna Curtis

 

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Methane and Nutritional Potential of Industrial Sweetpotato

By Cabbar Dundar

 

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Effect of Abscisic Acid on Chlorella vulgaris Growth and Lipid Yield

By Gary Jones

 

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Opportunity Feedstocks for Biogas Production

By Gage LaPierre

 

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Evaluating a Plant-Based Flocculant for Microalgae Biomass Harvesting

By Marie Peralta

 

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Backyard Biogas Production

By Shane Philhower