Biomass to Biofuels course - 2013 Spring Semester, University of Vermont (UVM)
4 Credits, January 25, 2013 to April 26, 2013 (Fridays & Saturdays 1:00PM - 4:30PM; some Saturdays field trips might start AM; no classes during the regular breaks/holidays, plus 2 weeks self-study for the course project; final exam in May) ;
Location: UVM campus & throughout Vermont for field trips/hands on experience
Full Details at: http://learn.uvm.edu/?Page=biomass_to_biofuels.html
Cross listed as: ENSC 285 Z1; NR 285 Z2; TRC 295 Z1 (links below)
CONTACTS: For syllabus related questions contact the LEAD INSTRUCTOR at firstname.lastname@example.org (For registering email (http://learn.uvm.edu/contact/ ) or 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)
INSTRUCTORS: UVM faculty members and EXPERTS from VT-based Biomass/biofuels businesses (see the list at course website)
DETAILS: Experts in following areas will provide hands-on instruction in various biofuels including: LIQUID BIOFUELS (oil seed-based biodiesel; bioethanol; algae-biofuel); SOLID BIOFUELS (wood & grass energy), BIOGAS (the farm-based energy); a wide-range of Biofuels related science & technology topics, background & literature, as well as important environmental, economic, social and other Biofuels related issues (see the course website for details).
All welcome: Degree and non-degree seeking students, farmers, budding entrepreneurs, teachers (interested in developing curriculum, or projects at school or college levels) and others.
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