Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

718  University of North Texas  (74223)

Principal Investigator: Nandika Anne D'Souza

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 310,285

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 7/1/17 - 6/30/20

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: College of Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Collaborative Research: Engineering Fully Biobased Foams for the Building Industry

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Science Foundation

Program Title: Engineering Grants
CFDA Linked: Engineering Grants


1.1.1 (SAM); Decreasing the carbon footprint through use of renewable materials has environmental and societal impact. The mechanical, thermal insulation, acoustic properties were measured. Pure PU foam showed improved cell size uniformity. Introducing kenaf core resulted in decreasing the PU performance in the free expansion case.

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