Purdue tapped to lead new research into shale-gas fuels
September 14, 2017
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal agency has chosen Purdue University to oversee a fledgling research center that will focus on developing new technologies to produce fuels from the nation's shale-gas deposits.
The Purdue-based engineering research center, called CISTAR, will get nearly $20 million over five years from the National Science Foundation for the initiative. More funding and resources will come from the center's industrial and university partners.
The new center begins operations on Oct. 1 at Purdue's Discovery Park. Its Purdue researchers will work with counterparts from...