Challenger Learning Center
Environmentally-Friendly Production of Nitrogen Fertilizers
To meet projected future demand for food, mankind must increase food production. Agriculture’s environmental impact is already creating major local, regional and global problems. This lecture introduces new, environmentally-friendly methods to make nitrogen fertilizer from air, water and electricity using plasma technology that can be implemented by farmers and gardeners.
Dr. Bruce R. Locke is a professor and chair in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and previous interim dean at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Dr. Locke was an associate provost at Florida State University. Dr. Locke received a B.E. from Vanderbilt University, an M.S. from the University of Houston, and a PhD from North Carolina State University. Among other accoldaes, Dr. Locke is an FSU Distinguished University Research Professor.