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Title: Liquid Sunshine to Fuel Your Car (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)

'Liquid Sunshine to Fuel Your Car' was submitted by the Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF) to the 'Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research' video contest at the 2011 Science formore » Our Nation's Energy Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. CLSF is directed by Daniel Cosgrove at Pennsylvania State University and is a partnership of scientists from three institutions: Penn State (lead), North Caroline State University, and Virginia Tech University. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges. The mission of the Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation is 'to dramatically increase our fundamental knowledge of the formation and physical interactions of bio-polymer networks in plant cell walls to provide a basis for improved methods for converting biomass into fuels.' Research topics are: biofuels (biomass), membrane, interfacial characterization, matter by design, and self-assembly.« less
Title: Liquid Sunshine to Fuel Your Car (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)
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Publication Date: 2011-05-01
OSTI Identifier: 1027991
Other Number(s): TRN: US201122%%737
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Related Information: Learn more about CLSF at http://science.energy.gov/bes/efrc/centers/clsf/. See "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest information, including links to all the entries, at http://www.energyfrontier.us/video-contest.
Research Org: Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22)
Subject: 09 BIOMASS FUELS ; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; BIOFUELS ; ENERGY ; MATERIALS ; PLANNING ; RESEARCH PROGRAMS ; Video ; Biofuels (biomass) ; Membrane ; Interfacial characterization ; Matter by Design ; Self-assembly
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:02:53
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27