Energy Center

Sustainable Cropping System

Research activities in this group deal with development and assessment of sustainable, cost-efficient agricultural and aquacultural practices for maximizing outputs from improved and/or engineered biofuels crops and microbes.

Researchers

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Sylvie Brouder
(AGRY)

Crop nutrition, soil fertility

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Nicholas Carpita
(BTNY)

Lignocellulosic bioenergy crops

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Timothy Filley
(EAS)

Preservation of lipids & macromolecules; C/N cycling

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Lori Hoagland
(HORT)

Speciality crop production systems

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Cliff Johnston
(AGRY)

Soil chemistry

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Linda Lee
(AGRY)

Environmental chemistry

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Tesfaye Mengiste
(BTNY)

Molecular genetics of plant immuity

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Darrell Schulze
(AGRY)

Soil mineralogy/ chemistry/ pedology

 
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(AGRY)

Soil biochemist
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Jeffrey Volenec
(AGRY)

Crop ecophysiology


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Tony Vyn
(AGRY)

Cropping systems





Technical Contact

Dr. Nicholas Carpita
Department of Botany & Plant Pathology
e-mail: carpita@purdue.edu

Collaborating Laboratories

Biofeedstock and Water Quality Project
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio)
Laboratory of Renewable Resource Engineering (LORRE)
Purdue Center for Research on Energy Systems and Policy (CRESP)
Purdue Extension Bioenergy Series
The Air Transport Insitute for Environmental Sustainability (Air TIES)

About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Contact

Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971