March 26, 2018. CSU Methane Emissions Technology Evaluation Center (METEC) featured on Inside Energy podcast, Invisible Leaks: Where “Clean” Natural Gas Falls Short.
March 6, 2018. CSU receives $1.2 Million award from the US Department of Energy entitled Expanding
the Knock/Emissions/Misfire Limits for the Realization of Ultra-Low
Emissions, High Efficiency Heavy Duty Natural Gas Engines. Radio blurb on KUNC.
October 9, 2016. Thermophoretic nanoparticle sampler, developed at CSU, to fly on board International Space Station.
September 2, 2016. CSU awarded $1.8
Million from DOE to measure methane emissions from natural gas gathering compressor stations.
June 10, 2016. CSU awarded $3.5
Million from DOE ARPA-E to develop and operate Field Test Site for
MONITOR (Methane Observation Networks with Innovative Technology to
Obtain Reductions) program.
April 2016. New 2016 EPA Greenhouse Gas Inventory issued with new data from CSU Natural Gas Gathering & Processing and Transmission & Storage methane emission studies.
January 2016. Aliso Canyon methane leak raises awareness for methane emissions from oil and gas: KPBS radio story, WYPR Environment in Focus, inside climate news, CarbonBrief.org, inside energy.
December 2015. CSU research on dual fuel natural gas/diesel engines featured in ASME Mechanical Engineering Magazine.
November 18, 2015. CSU Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory featured on CBS4 Denver in a segment on measuring mobile emissions on VW diesel vehicles.
October 1,2015. CSU awarded subaward on $9 Million DOE Consortium PACE (Producing Algae for Co-Products and Energy).
August 18, 2015. CSU study on methane emissions from natural gas gathering and processing published in Environmental Science and Technology. Research results featured in NY Times, nature.com, NPR marketplace, NPR On Point, CPR and Background Briefing.
June 27, 2015. CSU team (John Whitmore, Joe Pointer, Shawn Nicholson and Geoff Pietz) win the Dr. Gil Moore Award for Innovation at the 2015 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition for their successful launch and recovery of a 400 lbf thrust hybrid rocket. Click here for video.
June 15, 2015. Research
grant entitled "Autoignition of Liquid Hydrocarbon Droplets in Lean,
High Pressure Natural Gas Mixtures Using a Rapid Compression Machine"
received from the
National Science Foundation.
February 10, 2015. Results from field campaign for natural gas gathering and processing methane emissions project published today in Environmental Science and Technology.
October 15 , 2013. CSU awarded $1.9 Million from Environmental Defense Fund to lead a study aimed at Quantifying Fugitive Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas Gathering and Processing Sector.
October 15 , 2012 . Research grant entitled "Achieving Tier 4 Emissions and Efficiency in Biomass Cookstoves"
awarded from DOE in response to the FOA Technology Research,
Development and Tools for Clean Biomass Cookstoves (DOE FOA-0000709).
March 1, 2012 . Research grant "Evaluation of Cellulosic Biomass Derived Oxygenates as Drop- In Fuel Blend Components" received from DOE.
January 13, 2010. Department of Energy announces $49 million award to
the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bio-products for the
creation of an algae biofuel consortium. Marchese research group to
focus on characterization of the properties of algae-derived fuels.