Deshusses Lab News

February 22, 2017

New project funded by DARPA

Phase I STTR was awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a project entitled Multiplexed Biofiltration of Volatile Organic Compounds. The project will be performed as a collaboration between the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry (WBI) and the Deshusses lab. See

January 27, 2017

Paper Selected as High Impact Article

On-Site Fecal Sludge Treatment with the Anaerobic Digestion Pasteurization Latrineselected by EES as a top-read article of 2016.

August 18, 2016

New PhD candidates join the Deshusses’ lab

Two new PhD candidates join the Deshusses’ lab: Kelsey Deaton and Siddharth Kawadiya. Siddharth had been working in our lab for about a year on biotreatment for odor control; he now officially joins our PhD program. Welcome!

July 28, 2016

Publications on swine waste to energy project

Two peer-reviewed journal articles published on the Loyd Ray Farms swine waste to energy project.

May 16, 2016

New anaerobic digesters

Aaron Forbis-Stokes designs new anaerobic digesters (anaerobic baffled reactors) using computational fluid dynamics (CFD), have them built in Nairobi and installs them at our test sites in Eldoret, Kenya.