As the new associate director of the BioFuels Pilot Plant at the University of Florida, I am very proud of the process development lab we are setting up in Gainesville.


Our goal is to define proper ways to produce cellulosic ethanol in a manner both economically and environmentally sound.  


John M. Owens, Ph.D.


Associate Director BioFuels Pilot Plant

Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels (FCRC)

158 Frazier Rogers Hall

University of Florida/ IFAS

cell: 352-281-4936