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Asking An Expert About Biofuels: A Discussion with UCLA Professor Laurent Pilon


PortTechLA, a public/private non-profit technology center and business incubator operated by a coalition consisting of the City of Los Angeles, Port of Los Angeles and the San Pedro and Wilmington Chambers of Commerce, recently talked to Laurent Pilon, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, about the significance of biofuels. The mission of PortTechLA is to attract and mentor companies with technologies that will enable the Port of Los Angeles, and ports worldwide, to meet their immediate and future environmental, energy, security and logistics goals. Professor Pilon is a co-PI of the Clean Energy for Green Industry IGERT at UCLA.