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
“Theodore,” a five-color woodcut print by Rachel Deutmeyer, an ISUdesign student, has been named best-in-show at the ninth annual Biorenewables Art Competition.
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.
Joseph Polin, an Iowa State Ph.D. student, won first place in a poster competition at the recent Corn Utilization & Technology Conference.
Ph.D. student Arpa Ghosh won a Best Poster Presentation Award at grad conference.
New opportunities for research in biorenewables.
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.
Autothermal pyrolysis with process intensification is BEI’s latest breakthrough in thermal deconstruction of biomass into biofuels and biochemicals.