IIT Guwahati researchers report an efficient multifunctional enzyme that can breakdown woody biomass for conversion to bioethanol fuel
Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have studied the efficacy of a specific bacterial endoglucanase enzyme, RfGH5_4 from Ruminococcus flavefaciens in breaking down woody biomatter into simple sugar that can be fermented efficiently to produce bioethanol – a promising renewable fuel that can replace petroleum-based fuel systems.
21 IIT Guwahati Researchers selected among World’s Top 2 percent Scientists List
Guwahati: A total of 21 Researchers and faculty members from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, including Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director of the Institute, have been featured among the world’s Top 2 per cent Scientists List created by Stanford University, US.
IIT Guwahati researchers develop Water Repellent Material for Wearable Motion Sensors
Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) researchers have developed a novel water repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movements.
IIT Guwahati scientists make breakthrough in developing catalytic systems for biofuel and lactic acid production
Guwahati/IBNS: A research team of IIT Guwahati professors has formulated efficient ‘pincer’ catalytic systems that transform industrial, biomass wastes into valuable chemicals.
IIT Guwahati researchers produce biofuel from non-edible waste seeds
Guwahati/IBNS: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have developed methods to produce biofuels from non-edible seeds.
IIT Guwahati develops low-cost UVC light-based disinfectant box
Guwahati/IBNS: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati research team has developed a low-cost UVC light-based disinfectant box for disinfecting disposable medical accessories like gloves, masks etc. along with disinfecting the household wastes before going to the community bins.