Dr. K. Krishnamurthy, vice provost for research at Missouri University of
Science and Technology, and Dr. Paul Nam, assistant professor of chemistry at
Missouri S&T, will discuss new energy applications at the Ozarks New Energy
Conference to be held Feb. 22-23 in Springfield, Mo.
Nam, alongside Keesoo Lee of Lincoln University, will discuss his algae
research during their presentation, titled “The Promise of Algae.” Nam will
describe his integrated program for the development of microalgae as a
sustainable resource for biofuels and biomaterials during the talk, which will
begin at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22.
Krishnamurthy and Phillip Badger, founder of General Bioenergy, will present
“Exploring Biomass and Gaseous Fuels” at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.
Krishnamurthy will focus on the challenges and opportunities for using hydrogen
as a transportation fuel and describe the rural hydrogen transportation testbed
being established at Missouri S&T.
“The Ozarks New Energy Conference seeks to foster ideas aimed at achieving
energy independence and growth in the Ozarks while protecting the environment,”
says Jennifer Ailor, conference coordinator.
Registration is $75 and can be completed online at www.ozarksnewenergy.org. Students who
register in advance may attend the plenary sessions at no charge or pay $35 to
attend the entire conference.