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Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Energy

Renewable, Efficiency, Bio-based Materials, Utilities

UF/IFAS ABE energy-related extension programs include areas of renewable and bio-based materials as well as efficiency in energy use and outreach with utilities. Topic areas include state-of-the-art conversion technologies from sustainable biowaste (agricultural residues and forestry biomass) to value-added bioproducts including biofuel, biochemicals and functional biomaterials. Utility and development related energy outreach from ABE is primarily conducted through the Program for Resource Efficient Communities (PREC).


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  • Dr. Pierce Jones - Environmental Control Systems
    Dr. Pierce Jones
    Professor and Director of Program for Resource Efficient Communities
    Environmental Control Systems
    352-392-8074
    piercejones@ufl.edu | 2295 Mowry Road
    • Director of Program for Resource Efficient Communities (PREC)
    • Works with utilities, community planners
  • Dr. Zhaohui Tong - Biofuels and Bioproducts
    Dr. Zhaohui Tong
    Associate Professor
    Biofuels and Bioproducts
    352-392-1864 ext. 103
    ztong@ufl.edu | ROG 103
    • Developing and transferring the state-of-the-art knowledge on bioenergy and bio-based materials from renewable resources for Florida
    • Supporting 4-H Youth Programs in biological engineering