Anaerobic Digestion Technology (ADT)

Research on anaerobic digestion

Research Needs

Sampling in a laboratory test of dairy manure after anaerobic digestion

Technology development


 Fermentation process control and optimization

 Engineering design of digester, pre- and post-treatment equipment, etc.


Technology application


 Agricultural, municipal, agro-industrial, food wastes

 Operation and maintenance

 Maximize energy and environmental benefits




 Political issues

 Economic issues

 Environmental issues


Digesters 1 at Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana