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Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering


FABE Graduate Student’s Research funded by The Office of Energy and Environment.

Feb. 21, 2017

Ph.D. Fulbright Scholar, Beenish Saba, was funded by The Office of Energy and Environment to research the use microorganisms in wastewater to power treatment plants. Geobacter in wastewater breathe in minerals and produce electrons, which are transferred to electrodes on microbial fuel cells (MFC). The fuel cells then power wastewater treatment processes. Read more about her research here.