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Engineers Developing Tools to Understand Autothermal Pyrolysis

The U.S. Dept.of Energy recently announced it has awarded Iowa State engineers a two-year, $854,039 grant to study autothermal pyrolysis and develop software modeling tools.

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Pyrolysis Newsletter Features Two BEI Articles

Robert C. Brown, BEI Director, and Marjorie Rover, Thermochemical Research Scientist at BEI, have articles featured in the Dec. 2017 edition of the PyNe 41 newsletter, published by  IEA Bioenergy.

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All About Autothermal Pyrolysis

Autothermal pyrolysis with process intensification is BEI’s latest breakthrough in thermal deconstruction of biomass into biofuels and biochemicals.

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Iowa State Researchers Join New Carbon Economy Consortium

Aim is to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it into valuable products and services.
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Iowa State to Manage Biorefinery Projects for New Manufacturing USA Institute

Iowa State will bring its expertise in biorenewable technologies and pilot plant operations to the country’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute.
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