Category: Events

BEI Student Continues Poster Excellence at Thermochemical Conference

Joseph Polin, an Iowa State University Ph.D. student working in the Bioeconomy Institute, won second place in the Student Poster Challenge at the tcbiomass2015 conference held recently in Chicago. It marks the third time in a row that an Iowa State student has placed in this prestigious competition. Polin’s poster, “Investigation of autothermal operation of … Continue reading BEI Student Continues Poster Excellence at Thermochemical Conference

BEI Takes Busload to Showcase Thermochemical Research

The Bioeconomy Institute is taking a bus with over 30 Iowa State University students, researchers, faculty, and staff to tcbiomass 2015, an international conference on thermochemical biomass conversion science being held this week in Chicago, IL. The program features four Iowa State researchers as speakers and over 20 as poster presenters. Iowa State is expected … Continue reading BEI Takes Busload to Showcase Thermochemical Research

National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University, Oct. 21

October 21, 2015, Noon – 4:00 p.m. Sukup Atrium Iowa State University Iowa State University participated in the 3rd annual National Bioenergy Day. The day united some 60 organizations across the country that support bioenergy. Iowa State’s event aimed to educate the university’s 36,000+ students about the many research, educational, extracurricular, and career opportunities related to bioenergy at Iowa State as well … Continue reading National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University, Oct. 21

Field Day | Perennial Bioenergy Grasses to be Featured in Pella

Area crop scouts, farmers, and conservationists are invited to participate in a field day on August 24, 215 in Pella, IA. The field day is being hosted by Two Rivers COOP and will feature row crop variety updates and perennial grass plots. The bioenergy grass plots have been established near Vermeer Headquarters in Pella on … Continue reading Field Day | Perennial Bioenergy Grasses to be Featured in Pella

Workshop to Focus on Mass Production of Biomass Refineries

A two-day workshop will bring together experts in the mass production of biomass processing facilities. “The next step to accelerate commercialization of biorefineries is the mass production of biomass processing modules,” said Mark Wright, a conference organizer and assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Iowa State University. The workshop will take place May 11-12, 2015 … Continue reading Workshop to Focus on Mass Production of Biomass Refineries



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