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Collaborations

The Bioproducts Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA, MODESTO, CA,
  • Optimizing Almond Coproducts: Continuous Torrefaction of Shells as Plastics’ Additives and Isolation of Hull-Derived Sugars for Bee Diets
  • CALIFORNIA WALNUT BOARD, FOLSOM, CA,
  • Continuous Torrefaction of Walnut Shells: Scale-up and Characterization for Optimal Commercial Applications
  • FULL CYCLE BIOPLASTICS, Richmond, CA,
  • Production of Bioplastics from Food and Agricultural Waste
  • MANGO MATERIALS, INC., Redwood City, CA,
  • Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
  • NEVEADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, RENO, NV,
  • Quality Improvement of Guayule Natural Rubber
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ,
  • Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA,
  • Optimizing End-Use Applications of Almond and Walnut Shells by Activating its Carbon