WUSTL Students Study Biofuels in Brazil
(Washington University/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Through the International Experience Program at Washington University in St. Louis, undergraduate students gain real-life and classroom experiences focusing on the difficult energy decisions countries must make.
This unique program takes students to another country during the summer to study energy and environmental technology and policy in a very different context from the United States. The program, now in its fifth year, is offered by the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering.
Students attend pre-trip orientation meetings and lectures in the spring and then take a fall class in which they analyze the experience, engaging in projects, discussions and presentations.
This year’s participants traveled to Campinas, a large city in southeastern Brazil, to study biofuels… READ MORE