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Biomass to Biofuels – the Renewable Energy Program at UVM
Registration is Now Open, Classes Begin August 26th, 2013
Experts in the following areas will provide hands-on instruction in various biofuels, along with an opportunity of undertaking a service learning project on selected topic in partnership with a community partner involved in biofuels production or research, including:
- LIQUID BIOFUELS (oil seed-based biodiesel, bioethanol, algae-biofuel),
- SOLID BIOFUELS (wood and grass energy), and
- BIOGAS (anaerobic digestion of waste to energy).
PLUS this course covers a wide-range of biofuels-related Science and Technology topics, Background Literature, Life Cycle & Economic Analysis, and important Environmental, Economic, Social, other biofuels-related issues.
The course will be taught by UVM faculty and experts from biomass/biofuels businesses (see a full list on the course website). All are welcome, including degree and non-degree seeking students, farmers, budding entrepreneurs, teachers (interested in developing curriculum or projects at school or college levels), engineers, and others. For syllabus-related questions, please contact the Lead Instructor Anju Dahiya firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, call 800-639-3210 or (802) 656-2085 to make a phone or in-person appointment with a Continuing Education Adviser to discuss your options.
Full course details can be found online.