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AGRO 450/CHME 491 Development of Agricultural Technology

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Brewer featured in Las Cruces Sun-News

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Brewer funded by USDA for H2S adsorption project

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Brewer named Nakayama & Nakayama Endowed Professor

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Brewer to receive prestigious Patricia Christmore Teaching Award

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Education, Extension and Outreach for Guar and Guayule Bioeconomy in the Southwest

Description: Guar and guayule are two crops with potential for large-scale production in the arid Southwest. The target products are natural rubber, resin (for commodity chemicals), and bagasse (for liquid fuels) from guayule, and guar gum (emulsifier), guar meal (animal feed) and bagasse (for liquid fuels) from guar. This project is part of a larger…
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Characterization of Guar Residues for Thermochemical Conversion to Fuels

Description: Guar and guayule are two crops with potential for large-scale production in the arid Southwest. The target products are natural rubber, resin (for commodity chemicals), and bagasse (for liquid fuels) from guayule, and guar gum (emulsifier), guar meal (animal feed) and bagasse (for liquid fuels) from guar. This project is part of a larger…
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Design of Biomass-Derived Activated Carbons for Adsorption of Uranium from Mine Tailings

Description: Northwestern New Mexico is home to hundreds of abandoned uranium mines and home to forests that produce an excess of woody biomass residues that present a wildfire hazard. These residues can be used to produce activated carbons, high surface-area materials that can adsorb contaminants out of air and water. The goal of this project…
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Calculation of Engineering Parameters for Continuous Flow Hydrothermal Liquefaction Reactor

Description: Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) of algae in a continuous flow reactor to produce bio-crude oil requires careful control of flow rates and heating rates to allow sufficient reaction time while preventing the formation of clogs. In the pilot scale HTL reactor system, the original design parameters allow for flow rates up to 250 mL/min. The…
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Characterization of Pyrolysis Feedstocks and Biochars by SEM and TGA

Description: Understanding the composition and properties of a biomass feedstock is critical to understanding and predicting the properties of that feedstock’s pyrolysis products. In this project, the thermal decomposition of biomass-derived and non-biomass-derived components of a NASA spacecraft waste simulant will be measured by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) to understand the volatilization rates. Those volatilization rates…
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