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SLCC director represents Gulf Region at energy transition conference

South Louisiana Community College’s Tammie Moore recently represented Acadiana, Louisiana and the Gulf Region at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's workshop,...

LSU first school to offer carbon capture concentration for engineering students

LSU is the first school in the country to offer a formal petroleum engineering concentration focusing in carbon capture, utilization and storage, the university...

Dow Chemical, Last Mile Education Fund offer student grants for finishing education

The Last Mile Education Fund and Dow Chemical Company are collaborating to provide low-income students nearing completion of their skilled trades program with grants,...

LSU researchers participating in federally funded clean energy project

LSU’s chemical and petroleum engineering departments are working with the Greater New Orleans Development Foundation on a federally funded hydrogen and clean energy project. The...

LSU researchers create new flood prediction model for hurricanes

When Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm in 2018, it set records for rainfall, creating damaging 500-year flooding...

LSU researchers working to develop sustainable aviation fuels

A group of engineering faculty and researchers at LSU are working to develop more sustainable aviation fuels, funded by a $1.14 million grant from...

Louisiana ranks in middle of pack for business climate

Louisiana has the 25th-best business climate among states, according to Site Selection magazine’s rankings for 2022. Part of the index used to determine the ranking is a...

LSU to help BASF create production ‘soft sensors’ using AI

BASF Geismar is collaborating with LSU chemical engineers to better understand and predict its own production ebbs and flows using artificial intelligence, or AI,...

LSU hopes to drive energy innovation with Shell donation

A nearly $30 million investment from Shell to LSU will expedite the move toward lower carbon emissions, reports WBRZ News. A $27.5 million investment made...

Transition from fossil fuels sparks growing need for geologists

The world’s transition away from fossil fuels toward clean energy is increasing demand for certain minerals, rare earth metals and the expertise of a...

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