During his recent UT visit, Volkswagen Group of America President (VWGoA) and CEO Pablo Di Si visited the CRC to learn about recent developments in molded natural fiber auto parts. Dr. David Harper is working alongside scientists from the VW Knoxville Hub and VW Chattanooga. More information on the partnership can be found at https://crc.tennessee.edu/volkswagen-of-america-visits-crc-labs-and-announces-acceleration-of-research-collaboration-with-ut/. (Or, more broadly at https://news.utk.edu/2023/05/24/ut-volkswagen-accelerate-research-collaboration/.)
More information about the Center for Renewable Carbon can be found on their website.