BEI director Robert C. Brown is speaking at a free Webinar on “Rapid Characterization of Polymers, Biomass and Feedstocks by Fast Pyrolysis and Catalytic Pyrolysis.” His co-presenter is David A. Randle, technical director for Frontier Laboratories, Ltd. They will discuss how fast pyrolysis, hydropyrolysis and catalytic pyrolysis are used to convert biomass to biofuels or other value-added chemicals. … Continue reading Webinar | BEI’s Brown to Talk Pyrolysis
Seminars, Webinars, workshops, symposiums, visits, receptions, and other events at BEI.
Winners of the 2014 Biorenewables Art Competition will be announced at a reception on Earth Day 2014 in the Biorenewables Research Laboratory (BRL) on the Iowa State University campus. The competition, now in its fifth year, is held for students in Iowa State’s College of Design. The entries reflect the Bioeconomy Institute’s mission, which is economic, … Continue reading Reception | Biorenewables Art Competition, Earth Day 2014
The three “Leading the Bioeconomy” Fellows for spring 2014 will be recognized during a reception at the Bioeconomy Institute. Toni Pfennig, Qing He, and Lei Fang hold the one-year graduate fellowships. These competitive graduate fellowships were funded through an appropriation from the Iowa Legislature. The Biorenewables Resources and Technology (BRT) Graduate Committee reviewed all applicants and … Continue reading Reception | Meet the BEI Fellows at Earth Day 2014 Event
A reception for the 2013 Biorenewables Art Competition will be held on Apr. 22, 2013 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Biorenewables Research Laboratory (BRL) on the Iowa State University Campus. The winners of the competition will be announced around 3:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The “Best of Show” … Continue reading Reception | Biorenewables Art Competion, Earth Day 2013
The 4th Annual Iowa State University Symposium on Sustainability will be held Feb. 26, 2013. It will be kicked off with the 2nd Annual Sustainapalooza event as well as an evening lecture and poster session on Feb. 25. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Connecting Today’s Bottom Line with a Sustainable Future: Our Growing … Continue reading Call for Posters: Iowa State Sustainability Symposium