• Energy conservation measures in commercial and public buildings, including lighting, HVAC&R upgrades and envelope.
  • Bio-diesel from soybean, sunflowers, cottonseeds, etc.
  • Bio-ethanol from switch-grass, corn, and crop and wood residue.
  • Biogas from animal waste and landfills.
  • Hydrogen economy – development of palladium-silver composite membrane for separation of hydrogen at elevated temperatures.
  • Clean coal technology – economics, policy and environmental issues.
  • Energy security and independence.