The RRTTC promotes sound environmental research and the establishment of new technologies through its competitive grants program.
 
  • Funding is awarded to established researchers in a wide variety of academic fields to conduct basic and applied research that addresses a particular question or issue concerning Iowa business and industry
  • Funded research projects are selected on a competitive basis following external peer review
  • One to two year grants may be awarded
  • Funded projects must also serve to educate students in recycling, reuse, and resource minimization
  • To date over 30 research projects have been funded through the RRTTC grants program
  • A grant has been awarded to The College of Natural Sciences.  Click Here to read about this project.

A Recovery Method for Tire Bead as Cast Iron Charge Material


Scott Helzer, Industrial Technology, UNI


1994


Analysis and Refinement of Emissions from Combustion of Coal and Alternative Fuels in Electricity Production


Curtiss Hanson, Department of Chemistry, UNI


William Stigliani, Center for Energy and Environmental Education, UNI


2002


Analysis of Benefits and Costs of Solid Waste Management Options in Iowa


Catherine Zeman, RRTTC, UNI


Steven Thorpe, Economics, UNI


2000


Analysis of Plastic Waste from Automobile Shredder Operations


Curtiss Hanson, Department of Chemistry, UNI


Kathleen Gordon, IWRC, UNI


1996


Catalytic Optimization of Emissions From Combustion of Alternative Fuels


Curtiss Hanson, Department of Chemistry, UNI


2002


Characterization of Physical and Chemical Properties of Lime Residual from Water Treatment Plants in Iowa


Stanley Henning, Department of Agronomy, ISU


Michael Thompson, Department of Agronomy, ISU


Rakhee Kaparthi, RRTTC, UNI


2000


Closed-looped Molding System for the Foundry Industry


Scott Giese, Metal Casting Center, UNI


Jerry Thiel, UNI Metal Casting Center, Department of Industrial Technology


2002


Closing the Loop on Wood Waste (Phase I and II)


Jim Olson, IWRC,UNI


Dennis Clayson, Department of Marketing, UNI


Steve Corbin, Department of Marketing, UNI


Catherine Zeman, RRTTC, UNI


1994