Biofuels: Overcoming the Storage Bottleneck – Dr Eduardo Cavalcanti, National Institute of Technology

28 October 2013

Hear about the current major bottleneck for biofuel use worldwide: degradation of biofuels in storage conditions. Dr. Cavalcanti discusses the causes of biodiesel and ethanol degradation in storage tanks and transportation, such as oxidation due to climatic conditions, and how his team investigates this phenomenon using a wide range of analytical and physical techniques. Learn how the research conducted at the National Institute of Technology will have real practical applications for biofuel markets around the world. SelectScience Interview for ‘Science in Brazil’ Special Feature.