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BEI Student Continues Poster Excellence at Thermochemical Conference

Joseph Polin, an Iowa State University Ph.D. student working in the Bioeconomy Institute, won second place in the Student Poster Challenge at the tcbiomass2015 conference held recently in Chicago. It marks the third time in a row that an Iowa State student has placed in this prestigious competition. Polin’s poster, “Investigation of autothermal operation of … Continue reading BEI Student Continues Poster Excellence at Thermochemical Conference

BEI Takes Busload to Showcase Thermochemical Research

The Bioeconomy Institute is taking a bus with over 30 Iowa State University students, researchers, faculty, and staff to tcbiomass 2015, an international conference on thermochemical biomass conversion science being held this week in Chicago, IL. The program features four Iowa State researchers as speakers and over 20 as poster presenters. Iowa State is expected … Continue reading BEI Takes Busload to Showcase Thermochemical Research

BEI Hits the Road to Learn about Modular Manufacturing

A delegation from the Bioeconomy Institute and other organizations took to the road this summer to learn more about modular manufacturing. The team visited Roeslein & Associates, Inc. of St. Louis, a leader in engineering, modular fabrication, and construction of industrial plant facilities. John Demoulin (center), director of sales and marketing at Roeslein & Associates … Continue reading BEI Hits the Road to Learn about Modular Manufacturing

BEI, Iowa State to Study Carbon Negative Energy

Researchers from Iowa State University and the Bioeconomy Institute have been awarded nearly $2 million to study production of biochar for use as a soil amendment that stores carbon underground instead of allowing carbon dioxide to re-enter the atmosphere as plants decompose. The award is from the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) based at … Continue reading BEI, Iowa State to Study Carbon Negative Energy



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