Dartmouth Engineers Announce Biofuels Breakthrough

Dan Olson (photo courtsey of Thayer School of Engineering)

Engineers in the Lynd Research Lab, led by PhD candidate Dan Olson, have brought the world one step closer to affordable production of cellulosic ethanol, a leading candidate for a renewable and secure transportation fuel.

The study, entitled "Deletion of the Cel48S cellulase from Clostridium thermocellum," will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), and is currently available online.

Read the full release published by Thayer School of Engineering.