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Appropriated External Grants

Total of $12 million in research funding over the past 10 years from external and IPST consortium research funding sources

Funding Source Title of Research Program Funding Level
Private Industry
P.I. (1992)
Fundamental Studies of Recalcitrant Lignin in Pulp
40,000/1 year
USDA/NRI
P.I. (1992)
Fundamental Studies of the Photoinitiated Oxidation of Lignin
102,000/2 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1993)
Structural Characterization of Fungal Treated Wood
8,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1993)
Wet/Dry Strength of Kraft Pulp
3,500/1 year
DOE-ORNL
P.I. (1993)
Design of Biobleaching Catalyst
27,500/1 year
NSF-(DBI)GA-Tech
Co-P.I. (1994)
Upgrade of (GA Tech) 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer 150,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1993)
Cellulose Chemistry
35,000/1 year
NSF
P.I. (1995)
Stabilization of Mechanical Pulp Against Color Reversion
165,000/2 year
USDA
P.I. (1995)
Development of Nonchlorine Bleaching Agent
27,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1995)
Analysis of Kraft Residual Lignin
12,500/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1995)
Activation of Hydrogen Peroxide for Bleaching Kraft Pulps
60,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1995)
Increase Wet/Dry Strength of Kraft Pulp
8,000/1 year
Roche
P.I. (1996)
Roche Gift to Ongoing Research
9,800/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1996)
Review of Brightness Reversion Technologies
5,000/1 year
ORNL-DOE
P.I. (1996)
Design of Biobleaching Catalyst
27,500/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1996)
Structural Elucidation of Fungal Treated Wood
8,000/1 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (1996)
Improved Peroxide-Based Bleaching
104,263/2 year
DOE
P.I. (1996)
High Efficiency ClO2 Delignification 506,900/2 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1996)

Structural Characterization of Fungal Treated Wood

8,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1997)

Validate Brightness Reversion Technology

17,550/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (1997)

Kraft Pulping Additive Studies

75,000/1 year
USDA
P.I. (1997)

Photoinitiated Oxidation of Lignin

102,000/2 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (1998)

Low Effluent Bleaching Technology

46,683/1 year
DOE
P.I. (1998)

Mill-Designed Biobleaching Technologies

548,000/3 year
USDA
P.I.(1999)

Lignocellulosic Photostabilization

110,900/2 year
DOE
P.I. (1999)
High Selectivity Oxygen Delignification
750,000/3 year

Private Industry
Co-P.I. (1999)

Elaboration and Control of Air-Dried Hand Towel Odor
50,000/1 year
USDA
Co-P.I. (1999)

UV/Vis Spectroscopy for Wood Chemistry

25,528/1 year
USDA
P.I. (1999)

Photobleaching Lignin

90,000/2 year
Georgia TIP3
Co-P.I. (2000)

Management of Soil Quantity and Quality in High Productivity Forest Plantations

14,188/1 year
DOE
P.I. (2000)
Fast Curing of Composite Wood Products

300,000/2 year
DOE
Co-P.I. (2000)
Novel Pulping Technology: Directed Green Liquor
Utilization Pulping
610,000/2 year
DOE
Co-P.I. (2001)

Higher Efficiency Oxygen Delignification

 
Sloan
Co-P.I. (2001)
Price Behavior (Forecasting & Elasticity) in the Pulp and Paper Industry
75,000/1 year
Georgia TIP3
Co-P.I. (2000-03)
Management of Soil Carbon Quantity and Quality in High Productivity Forest Plantations

53,000/3 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (2002)
High Filler Content Paper and Board Products
117,000/1 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (2002)
Development of Technology for New High-Value Cellulose Products
70,000/1 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (2003)
Optimizing the Pulping of Georgia’s SW Thinning Wood Resource
50,000/1 year
Georgia TIP3
P.I. (2003)
High Filler Content Paper and Board Products - II
100,000/1 year
Private Industry
P.I. (2003)
Fiber Oxidation/Sulfonation 300,000/2 years
Private Industry
P.I. (2003)
Chemically Modified Fibers
350,000/2 years
USDA
P.I. (2003)
Novel Biomass Processing
170,000/3 years
DARPA
P.I. (2003)
BioEngineering Cellulosic Metabolic Nutritional Capabilities
200,000/ 1 year
IPST Industrial Consortium Fiber Modification/Fiber-Fiber Bonding
356,000/1 year
IPST Industrial Consortium Composite Paper Structures
230,000/1 year

P.I.: Principal Investigator; Georgia TIP3: Georgia Traditional Industries in Pulp and Paper Production; DOE: Department of Energy; USDA: United States Department of Agriculture; NSF: National Science Foundation

IPST INDUSTRIAL CONSORTIUM-FUNDED PROJECTS

Ragauskas has secured research funding from industrial consortium member companies for five major research efforts:

Managed industrial research funding of $6 million



 

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