The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Biorefinery Site

Dr. Art Ragauskas
Governor's Chair Professor
UT College of Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Phd, University of Western Ontario, 1985

Art Ragauskas has been named the recipient of TAPPI’s 2014 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award

Arthur J. Ragauskas is the 2014 recipient of the ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry sponsored by Dow Chemical and endowed by Rohm and Haas

Ragauskas' Research - Educational Vision

Our vision is to be the world's most dynamic research and educational center for the Forest Biorefinery, creating sustainable chemical solutions essential to converting Lignocellulosic Biomass resources to BioMaterials, BioFuels, BioChemicals and BioPower for people everywhere.


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