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Sun Grant Initiative

Sun Grant Initiative Mission Statement:
Through research, production and commercialization of renewable, biobased energy technologies, the Sun Grant Initiative aims to enhance national energy security; provide opportunities for rural economic development in America's traditional agricultural communities; promote environmentally sustainable and diversified production opportunities for agricultural and forestry resources; and encourage further bioenergy research collaboration between government agencies and land-grant colleges and universities.

National Sun Grant Association
P.O. Box 15574
Washington, DC 20003

Dr. Tim G. Rials
Chairman, Sun Grant Association

North Central Regional Sun Grant Center

South Dakota State University
Administration Building 200
North Central Regional Sun Grant Center - Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007

Photograph of Dr. Stephen Gent


Dr. Stephen Gent
Director, North Central Regional Sun Grant Center


Photograph of Dr. Daniel Scholl


Dr. Daniel Scholl
South Dakota State University
Vice President for Research & Economic Development

Photograph of Dr. James Doolittle


Dr. James Doolittle
South Dakota State University
Associate Vice President for Research Assurance & Sponsored Programs

Northeast Regional Sun Grant Center

Pennsylvania State University
225 Agricultural Engineering 
University Park, PA 16802

South Central Regional Sun Grant Center

Oklahoma State University
215 Agricultural Hall 
Stillwater, OK 74078

Southeastern Regional Sun Grant Center

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
2506 Jacob Drive
Knoxville, TN  37996-4570

Western Regional Sun Grant Center

Oregon State University
138 Strand Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331

Regional Sun Grant Map