Biological Energy Production from Biomass by Wood-Feeding Termites

This research project will evaluate and analyze hydrogen and methane gas production of different subterranean termite species with their associated symbiotic microorganisms and assemble a prototype of an energy gas production system using termites in a sustainable development to produce hydrogen.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Advanced Research, Biobased Research


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $50000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Department of Transportation
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Johnson, Shawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Mississippi State University, Mississippi State

    2 Research Boulevard
    Mississippi State, MS    39759
  • Principal Investigators:

    Sun, Jian-Zhong

  • Start Date: 20071101
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20081031
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31359

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01572217
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 4 2015 1:01AM