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Grants & Awards

Research grants:

1. Jian-Zhong Sun, PI. 2011-2014, Biological conversion of biomass for fuels and chemicals by explorations from natural biomass utilization systems, Sponsored by Jiangsu provincial government, 3,000,000 Chinese Yuan (RMB).

2. Jian-Zhong Sun, PI. 2009-2011, Biomass conversion by wood-feeding termites and other insect cellulosic utilization systems. Sponsored by Jiangsu provincial government, 1,000,000 Chinese Yuan (RMB).

3. Jian-Zhong Sun, PI. 2009-2011, Biological pretreatment of lignocellulose for bioethanol with the novel technologies from termite cellulolytic systems, Sponsored by Jiangsu provincial government, 100,000 Chinese dollars (RMB).

4. Jian-Zhong Sun, PI, 2007-2008. Biological hydrogen production from biomass by wood-feeding termites. Sponsored by SunGrant, U. S. DOT. US$60,000/year. (This project is a USA national level competition and awarded by US Department of Transportation).

5. Jian-Zhong Sun. PI, 2004-2008. Biology and control of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Sponsored by USDA-ARS, total US$600,000.

6. Jian-Zhong Sun. PI, 2008-2013. Biology and control of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Sponsored by USDA-ARS, total US$750,000 (This project will start in August 2008).

7. Jian-zhong Sun, PI, 2006-2009. Evaluation of quarterly replenishment of 0.5% Hexaflumuron for control subterranean termites, Coptotermes and Reticulitermes spp., in the United States. Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, US$ 30,000.

8. Jian-Zhong Sun, PI. 2004-2006, An integrated vetiver grass program as an alternative crop for Mississippi Farmers in control of Formosan subterranean termite, sponsored by USDA/MSU, total US$30,000.

9. Richard Watson and Jianzhong Sun, Co-PI. 2004-2006, Propagation of vetiver grass for Formosan Subterranean Termite research program, sponsored by USDA/MSU, Total US$15,000

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