Emily Heaton, an assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State University (left, in red), discusses biofuel crops with congressional and federal agency staffers during a tour at an Iowa State University research farm. Heaton is researching miscanthus (seen here on the left), a promising crop for biofuels production. Iowa State University hosted some 15 staffers … Continue reading Vistors | Iowa State, BEI Host Annual Biofuels Tour
Seminars, Webinars, workshops, symposiums, visits, receptions, and other events at BEI.
A group of 16 government officials and academics from China visited Iowa State University in July 2012 to learn more about biochar. The visitors also included representatives from the China’s Global Environmental Institute (GEI). The group met at the BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) and spent the day learning about biochar as well as biomass and … Continue reading Vistors | Chinese Visitors Learn about Biochar
Andrea Hauser (left) from Biomass Products & Technology magazine discusses corn stover processing with Andy Suby of the BioCentury Research Farm. Andrea Hauser, managing editor of Biomass Products & Technology magazine, visited the Bioeconomy Institute on July 13, 2012. She took a tour of the BioCentury Research Farm with Andy Suby, biomass processing facility manager, … Continue reading Vistors | Biomass Products & Technology Managing Editor Visits BEI
Melissa Klembara and Seth Snyder, two leading bioeconomy experts affiliated with the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), came to Ames in May to speak at the “Hybrid Processing for Biorenewables Fuels and Chemicals Production Symposium.” Klembara is with the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and is leader of its “biomass to bio-oil” … Continue reading Vistors | Hybrid Processing Workshop Draws DOE Leaders to BEI
Iowa State University’s Hybrid Processing group of Zhiyou Wen and Laura Jarboe are hosting the Hybrid Processing for Biorenewables Fuels & Chemicals Production Symposium on the ISU campus, May 9-10, 2012. Hybrid Processing is a combination of thermochemical biomass deconstruction and biological utilization of the resulting sugars, organic acids and SynGas. ISU currently has a well-established program on thermochemical … Continue reading Symposium | Hybrid Processing for Biorenewables Fuels & Chemicals Production