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The KU Biodiesel Initiative is a grassroots, student-run operation to produce biodiesel from used cooking oil generated on campus. It is our goal to meet the requirements of all KU's buses, landscaping and maintenance equipment, and power generators on campus with this renewable fuel.


Current KUBI Projects (as of 11/17/13)

If any of these topics interest you, come volunteer with us!

  • Soap Production from Glycerin byproduct
  • Methanol recovery via distillation
  • Modeling the viscosity of biodiesel and biodiesel blends as a function of temperature, pressure, and composition 


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