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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

Ghosh Wins Best Poster Award

Arpa Ghosh, a student of BEI director Robert C. Brown, won a Best Poster Presentation Award at the 5th Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference on April 11, 2018 at Iowa State University. Her poster was entitled, “Fermentable sugars from woody biomass using THF/water and acid catalyst.” The award was given to the eight best … Continue reading Ghosh Wins Best Poster Award



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