Texas Tech University

Gov. Abbott Visiting Texas Tech for CASFER Launch

Allen Ramsey

October 24, 2022

The Texas governor will be on campus Tuesday for a press conference launching the historic National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center.

Governor Greg Abbott
Governor Greg Abbott

WHAT:  Governor Greg Abbott to visit Texas Tech University to celebrate the launch of the Center for Advancing Sustainable and Distributed Fertilizer Production (CASFER). 

WHEN:  10 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 25)

WHEREMaddox Engineering Research Center, room 102, 1010 Boston Ave. 

EVENT:  Texas Governor Greg Abbott will visit Texas Tech for a CASFER launch press conference, celebrating the National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) housed on campus.

ERCs represent the largest and most prestigious grants available from the NSF. The $50 million grant for CASFER is the largest in Texas Tech's history.

CASFER's vision is to enable resilient and sustainable food production by developing next-generation, modular, distributed and efficient technologies for capturing, recycling and producing decarbonized nitrogen-based fertilizers. 


CONTACT:  Allison Hirth
Senior director of media and public affairs, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-5604