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
In a letter to the editor published in the Iowa State Daily, BEI Director Robert C. Brown argues for employing storable renewable energy that can be switched on at a moment’s notice.
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Learn how autothermal pyrolysis works and what the Bioeconomy Institute is doing to commercialize the technology to convert biomass into fuels and chemicals in this new video. View video
A research team from the Bioeconomy Institute is finding success in its search for valuable agricultural applications for biochar.
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.