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News from BEI and associated programs.

BRT Student Boosts Science Communications Skills with Fellowship

Juan Proano Aviles, a student in the Biorenewable Resources and Technologies (BRT) graduate program, has completed a fellowship in Reiman Gardens’ Portal to the Public science communications program. The fellowship provides workshops and mentorships to help scientists and students enhance their communications skills. As part of the program, fellows develop a hands-on activity related to their … Continue reading BRT Student Boosts Science Communications Skills with Fellowship

Brown Moves Up to 44th in Top 100 in Bioeconomy Listing

Robert C. Brown, BEI director and an Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering and the Gary and Donna Hoover Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, is tied for number 44 in the “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy” for 2017, as nominated and voted by the readers of The Biofuels Digest and … Continue reading Brown Moves Up to 44th in Top 100 in Bioeconomy Listing

Governors’ Biofuels Coalition Donates to BEI Grad Scholarships

The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition has donated $1,000 to the Bioeconomy Institute Excellence Fund in Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s name. The donation will help fund scholarships for graduate students studying biorenewables at Iowa State University. It was made possible by the proceeds from a breakfast honoring Branstad held by the Coalition in summer 2016. The Coalition, with … Continue reading Governors’ Biofuels Coalition Donates to BEI Grad Scholarships



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