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News from BEI and associated programs.

Schulte Moore Named Associate Director of the Bioeconomy Institute

Lisa Schulte Moore has been named an associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State University. Schulte Moore, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, will spearhead efforts at the institute in sustainable biomass production. Robert Brown, BEI director and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering at Iowa State, … Continue reading Schulte Moore Named Associate Director of the Bioeconomy Institute

Iowa State Student Wins TCS2018 Poster Competition

Sean Rollag, a Ph.D. student in chemical engineering at Iowa State University, won first place in the graduate research poster competition at the TCS 2018 conference held in October 2018 at Auburn University. His poster shows the physical changes in the structure of biomass during thermal deconstruction. The competition was sponsored by Frontier Lab. Rollag … Continue reading Iowa State Student Wins TCS2018 Poster Competition

Polin Wins Best Poster at Corn Conference

Joseph Polin, an Iowa State University Ph.D. mechanical engineering student working in the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI), won first place in the general session of the Student Poster Contest at the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Utilization & Technology Conference (CUTC) held in June 2018 in St. Louis, MO. Conference attendance by Polin and other Iowa State … Continue reading Polin Wins Best Poster at Corn Conference

Iowa State Researchers Brainstorm on New Carbon Economy

More than 20 researchers and faculty members from Iowa State University met in April 2018 to discuss ideas for the university’s involvement in the New Carbon Economy Consortium (NCEC). The NCEC involves a number of research institutions in addition to Iowa State and has the goal of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converting … Continue reading Iowa State Researchers Brainstorm on New Carbon Economy

Woodcut Print Wins 2018 Biorenewables Art Competition

A five-color woodcut print has been named best-in-show at the ninth annual Biorenewables Art Competition held Apr. 20, 2018. Rachel Deutmeyer, a graduate student in the Art and Visual Culture (AVC) program at Iowa State University, won for her work entitled “Theodore.” The work becomes part of the Biorenewables Research Laboratory’s permanent art collection, and … Continue reading Woodcut Print Wins 2018 Biorenewables Art Competition



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