Himadri Pakrasi

Xinyi Liu, PhD, assistant professor of archaeology gives progress report on his I-CARES funded research focused on studying the archaeology of food domestication. (PHOTO: Myra Lopez, April 2, 2016)

2015 I-CARES funding recipients report on findings

By myralopez on April 5, 2016 in Biofuels, Climate, Energy, Environment, News

Thermal troubles in the tropics. The impact of aerosol emissions in South Asia. A study of heavy metals in St. Louis-area urban gardens. Those are just some of the research projects that received seed funding in 2015 from the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability a...

Photo of a corn field under a bright blue sky.

Himadri Pakrasi: the Future is Bright for Food, Feed and Fuels

By Public Affairs on October 9, 2015 in Energy, Plants, Video

As part of the Science in St. Louis seminar series, I-CARES Director Himadri Pakrasi will present “Engineering Biology and Energy from the Sun: the Future is Bright for Food, Feed and Fuels.” The Pakrasi Lab studies how cyanobacteria use solar energy to drive the chemistry of life. Sc...

Pictured in the Grossman Family SIMS Laboratory are (from left) Clive Jones, Michelle Liberton, Alex Bradley, David Fike, Himadri Pakrasi and Arpita Bose.

I-CARES researchers awarded Department of Energy grant

By myralopez on June 22, 2015 in News

Even before it arrived at Washington University in St. Louis in 2013, there was a long queue of projects waiting for time on the Cameca SIMS ims7f-geo. And the wait list for the state-of-the-art instrument has only gotten longer. The secondary-ion mass spectrometer (SIMS) is one of only three in ...