Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) opens opportunities in Iowa’s burgeoning bioeconomy, where our society looks to agriculture for fuel, energy, chemicals, and materials. More about BEI
Lisa Schulte Moore has been named an associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute. Schulte Moore, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, will spearhead efforts in sustainable biomass production.
Cyclone Engineering Research, a publication from Iowa State University’s College of Engineering, features BEI Director Robert C. Brown and his work in the Fall 2018 issue.
Sean Rollag, a Ph.D. student at Iowa State, earned first place in the poster competition at TCS2018.
Joseph Polin, a Ph.D. student at Iowa State, won first place in a poster competition at the Corn Utilization & Technology Conference.
New opportunities for research in biorenewables.
A National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team including BEI Director Robert C. Brown will combine elements of engineering with agriculture, economics, and sociology to prepare research-based graduate students for an array of career paths.
Autothermal pyrolysis with process intensification is BEI’s latest breakthrough in thermal deconstruction of biomass into biofuels and biochemicals.