A team of executives from Deere & Co. met at the Bioeconomy Institute in early October 2012 to learn more about biofuels and other research at Iowa State University. Jill Euken (center), BEI deputy director, provided an overview of BEI and its many center and programs. She also addresses the challenges and opportunities facing the … Continue reading Vistors | Deere & Co. Execs Meet with BEI
Seminars, Webinars, workshops, symposiums, visits, receptions, and other events at BEI.
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
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