Success Stories

Bead fermentation for biofuel

As part of a project funded by the Idaho National Laboratory, Center of Advanced Energy Studies, Tushar’s graduate research was in lignocellulosic ethanol production, using plant and woody fibrous material to create ethanol.
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Big Award for Tiny Research

McIlroy discovered nanosprings, coils of silica that are about 200 nanometers thick – about 500 times thinner than a human hair. In conjunction with this work, he’s been a champion of nanoscience research across campuses and disciplines in Idaho.
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Bone-Strong Bond

University of Idaho researchers have found a new way to grow bone on orthopedic implants. The discovery could lead to more durable and better-performing prosthetics and other orthopedic devices used in animals and humans.
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