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FEWLS Research @ The University of Kansas

FOOD, ENERGY & WATER
LABORATORY FOR SUSTAINABILITY 

"Our mission is to study and develop integrated  technologies for producing sustainable food & feed products, fuels, chemicals, and potable freshwater for our future generations"

 

"Our ultimate goal is not to simply feed our curiosity. We thrive in creating, studying and developing technologies that are part of conceptual systems, which are optimized for environmental sustainability and economical profitability. We hope our holistic research approach can offer a clear difference to our society."

Ana Rita C. Morais

FEWLS Principal Investigator 

FEWLS Areas of Focus

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Research

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Education

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Outreach

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The University of Kansas
Chemical & Petroleum Eng.

At The University of Kansas, world renowned faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, innovative teaching and research prepare students to solve problems and positively impact the world.

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CEBC

At the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC), we know that changing how chemicals are manufactured can make a world of difference.  

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ISE

At the Institute for Sustainable Engineering, we focus on creative solutions that can be applied to real world issues promoting the societal, economic, and environmental benefits of sustainable and green engineering.

Institutional Affiliations

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Principal Investigator

Ana Rita C. Morais, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
The University of Kansas

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Latest Publications

Development of an ammonia pretreatment that creates synergies between biorefineries and advanced biomass logistics models

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Ana Rita C Morais, Jian Zhang, Hui Dong, William G Otto, Thapelo Mokomele, David Hodge, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce E Dale, Rafal M Lukasik, Leonardo da Costa Sousa

Green Chemistry, 2022, 24, 4443 - 4462

In 2022 HOT Article Collection from RSC Green Chemistry

Work highlighted in the issue front cover