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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...

Grant funds LSU autonomous truck ‘platooning’ research

An LSU professor is researching how to retool the supply chain and trucking industry to maximize safety and profits, according to the university. With a...

UNO launches Louisiana Wind Energy Hub

The University of New Orleans, in partnership with the UNO Research & Technology Foundation, has announced the launch of the Louisiana Wind Energy Hub...

Statewide coalition seeks $160M for energy transition research, commercialization

A possibly unprecedented coalition of universities, industry leaders, state agencies and regional economic development groups from across Louisiana has come together to pursue $160...

LSU AgCenter expanding bioproducts research through grant

The Louisiana Board of Regents has awarded the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Institute for Bioproducts and Bioprocessing a grant of nearly $1 million to upgrade...

ExxonMobil, LSU to research gas migration

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, or URC, has joined forces with LSU Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering, or PETE, faculty to conduct gas...

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