Technique Developed to Help Combat Nuclear ProliferationBen-Gurion University of the Negev engineers have developed a technique to "denature" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms.
BGU and Primafuel Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for ...BGU, a world leader in algae production commercialization, has announced a multi-million dollar technology-licensing and development agreement with Primafuel, Inc., a California-based company that develops renewable fuels.
BGU Professor’s Solar Panels Are Paving the Way to a Bright ...BGU Professor David Faiman has developed solar panels that might be the answer to global solar energy problems.
Ben-Gurion University and Rutgers University Weigh Solar ...New Jersey Jewish News --Prof. David Faiman, chair of BGU's Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics and director of Israel's National Solar Energy Center, discusses possible collaboration with Rutgers University.
In the Desert: Why Israel is a Model for Some of the ...Chicago Jewish News--The four-day conference was held under the joint auspices of BGU's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, and drew more than 200 participants from 33 countries to BGU's Sede Boqer campus, deep inside the Negev Desert region.
Professor Alon Tal Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Role ...BEER-SHEVA — September 18, 2008 — Prof. Alon Tal of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev received a Lifetime Achievement Award
Biogas Project for Bedouin Community Provides Environmental and ...Ben-Gurion University graduate students developed environmentally-sound methods of waste disposal for the Bedouin community. The project, “Promoting the Use of Biogas in Bedouin Villages and Training Bedouin Women Leaders in Environmental Health,” placed third in the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
Israel Pushes Solar Energy TechnologyNPR--BGU's Professor David Faiman discusses how his photovoltaic cell technology could solve one of the fundamental problems of solar energy.
Seaweed: The World’s Engine?Ha'aretz--Ben-Gurion University researchers are working on a new diesel fuel based on plant and animal fat. They are trying to develop the technology to produce oil from seaweed, which would then serve as a basis for fuel.
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