Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF)



Daniel Cosgrove

Lead Institution

Pennsylvania State University




To develop a nano- to meso-scale understanding of cellulosic cell walls, the energy-rich structural material in plants, and the physical mechanisms of wall assembly, forming the foundation for new technologies in sustainable energy and novel biomaterials.

Partner Institutions

  • Penn State
  • MIT
  • NC State
  • ORNL
  • Cambridge
  • Univ of Rhode Island
  • UT El Paso
  • Univ of Virginia

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BES Staff Contact

Aura Gimm; Katherine Brown