Research Seminar-Solar Energy

Event Date: July 11, 2013
Speaker: Professor Rakesh Agrawal
Speaker Affiliation: Purdue University
Time: 4 PM
Location: EE 170


Dr. Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, will speak about his passion in energy production issues especially from renewable sources like solar.

Besides his solar research group, other teams in his group are pursuing research to discover efficient conversion of biomass to liquid fuel and maximizing liquid fuel from a given quantity of biomass; and to develop efficient separation processes.

Dr. Agrawal has been the recipient of many awards, including the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from the President of the United States of America in 2011.