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Robert C. Brown (left) and Santanu Bakshi

BEI Researchers Studying Slow-Release Fertilizer to Feed Crops, Improve Water Quality

A research team from the Bioeconomy Institute is finding success in its search for valuable agricultural applications for biochar.

[PHOTO]Robert C. Brown

Brown Describes Autothermal Pyrolysis in Chemical Engineering Magazine

BEI Director Robert C. Brown’s article, “Intensification of Fast Pyrolysis,” appears in the Advanced Manufacturing Progress column of CEP Magazine’s June 2019 issue.

[PHOTO]Sean Rollag

Rollag Wins Best Poster at TCS2018

Sean Rollag, a Ph.D. student at Iowa State, earned first place in the poster competition at TCS2018.

 Funding Opportunities

New opportunities for research in biorenewables.

[COVER]Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals, and Power Second Edition

New Edition of Thermochemical Processing Textbook Published

A new book edited by BEI Director Robert C. Brown, “Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals, and Power Second Edition,” was released April 2019.

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Journal Article by BEI Researchers Details Benefits of Autothermal Pyrolysis

Advances in autothermal fast pyrolysis are detailed in an article published in Applied Energy by researchers from the Bioeconomy Institute.

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