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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An online tool for providing a view of raw materials and economic potential of biogas in Iowa has a new home on the Web at http://www.iowabiogasmodel.us/ The Iowa Biogas Assessment Model (IBAM) is an economic analysis tool integrated with a geographical information system (GIS). The tool is made for use by entrepreneurs, policy makers, and … Continue reading Iowa Biogas Assessment Tool Has New Online Home
Auburn University is hosting the 2018 edition of the Thermal and Catalytic Sciences Symposium, October 8 – 10, 2018. Called TCS 2018, the event focuses on thermochemical biomass research and development and providing early career scientists and engineers an opportunity to present their research and interact with the senior researchers in the community. Iowa State … Continue reading Thermal & Catalytic Sciences 2018 Symposium Abstracts Due Apr. 15
MGA Announces America’s Smartland Series on Maximizing Bioenergy Resources in the Midwest The Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) will host an America’s Smartland Series focusing on maximizing bioenergy resources in the Midwest. This intensive discussion will bring together governors’ offices and state agency staff, as well as academia, NGOs, and industry leaders from across the region … Continue reading Webinar/Meeting: Maximizing Bioenergy Resources in the Midwest
Researchers from Iowa State University are part of a “New Carbon Economy” consortium launched by the Center for Carbon Removal in partnership with several research institutions. The initiative has the goal of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converting it into valuable products and services. Noah Deich, executive director of the Center for Carbon Removal, … Continue reading Iowa State Researchers Join New Carbon Economy Consortium