Category: Events

Lecture | Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency

Marilyn Ann Brown Professor, School of Public Policy and Brook Byers Chaired Professor of Sustainable Systems Georgia Institute of Technology April 16th, 2015, 11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Cardinal Room, Memorial Union Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 Energy and the environment are two of the most critical topics of the 21st century. Dr. Marilyn … Continue reading Lecture | Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency

Reception | Biorenewables Art Competition, Apr. 22, 2015

Biorenewables Research Laboratory Lobby Earth Day 2015 Apr. 22, 2015 (Wednesday) 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (program at 4:15) Light refreshments served Free and open to the public Join us for the opening and announcement of the winners of our 2015 Biorenewable Art Competition, the sixth annual year for this event. All accepted entries, about 20 … Continue reading Reception | Biorenewables Art Competition, Apr. 22, 2015

Seminar | The Challenge of Creating a Low-Carbon Economy in the Age of Natural Gas

Dr. Roger Aines Fuel Cycle Innovations Program Leader E Programs, Global Security Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Feb. 19, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall 12:00 – 12:30 p.m, Lunch, Howe Hall ground-floor atrium You must be preregistered to attend lunch The US has entered an age of hydrocarbon abundance with … Continue reading Seminar | The Challenge of Creating a Low-Carbon Economy in the Age of Natural Gas

Seminar | Cool Planet Energy Systems: Path to Commercialization

Dr. Daren Daugaard, Ph.D., PE Director of Research & Development Cool Planet Energy Systems Jan. 22, 2015, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 1306 Elings Hall Lunch provided RSVP to Jan Meyer by noon, Jan. 20: jemeyer@iastate.edu; 515-294-3759 The innovative start-up technology company, Cool Planet Energy Systems (CPES), develops renewable products to address three of the world’s … Continue reading Seminar | Cool Planet Energy Systems: Path to Commercialization

Seminar | Lignin valorization via depolymerization, biological funneling, and chemical catalysis

Dr. Gregg T. Beckham National Renewable Energy Laboratory Dec. 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 1306 Elings Hall, Iowa State University Lunch provided RSVP to Jan Meyer by Dec. 11: jemeyer@iastate.edu; 515-294-3759 The economic viability of biomass conversion to transportation fuels and renewable chemicals hinges on the ability to efficiently break down plant cell … Continue reading Seminar | Lignin valorization via depolymerization, biological funneling, and chemical catalysis



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