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Thursday, November 11, 2010

RPI professor recieve presidential recognition for his research on biofuels

Dr. Matthew Oehlschlaeger, a 32 year-old professor at RPI, has received The Presidential Early Career Award for his research on alternative jet fuels. Granted by President Obama, The Early Career Award is the highest honor a young scientist can receive. Along with national recognition the award grants $1 million for continued research. Professor Oehlschlaeger and his team of student researchers are searching for ways to employ bio-fuels in jet engines, significantly increasing the energy efficiency, and power of airplanes.

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