Archived Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Projects

Biofuels: Innovation for our Energy Future Oklahoma scientists and engineers are developing unique methods to transform non-crop native grasses, such as switchgrass, into liquid fuel.  Project leadership is provided by researchers from Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma and Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.  View the informational flierView a collection of Oklahoma NSF...
The OK NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award 2008-2013, “Building Oklahoma’s Leadership Role in Cellulosic Bioenergy,”  is a multi-institutional collaborative project that includes researchers from Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma and Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.  Researchers from these institutions are working together to develop efficient...
The Oklahoma Museum Network Science Matters Mobile Science Vehicle (MSV) is a discovery-based mobile museum that allows students in rural communities throughout Oklahoma to experience science, while engaging in numerous activities throughout the multi-sensory vehicle. EPSCoR-sponsored visits also provide teachers and students with materials for ongoing classroom-based bioenergy science...
Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award Viruses are associated with almost every known organism, from eubacteria to archaebacteria to eukaryotes.  They are as diverse as the hosts with which they are associated.  Yet, we have discovered only a small fraction of this diversity.  The biodiversity and abundance of viruses suggests an important role for...
Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Award Oklahoma EPSCoR has made substantial investments in research infrastructure in nanotechnology via the Oklahoma Network for Nanostructured Materials (NanoNet) and now via the Nanoscale Materials Research group.  The NanoNet is a statewide group of 60 science and engineering faculty, their students, and industrial...