Iowa State University Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) presented Leading the Bioeconomy Graduate Fellowships to engineering and food science and human nutrition graduate students on April 22.
These fellowships are offered as part of the Leading the Bioeconomy Initiative appropriation from the Iowa Legislature, and administered through the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI). These fellowships seek to attract high caliber graduate students to ISU in agriculture, biosciences, chemical sciences, engineering, economics and other disciplines with research interests related to the bioeconomy.
The three graduate students that were presented fellowships are:
- Qing He, mechanical engineering; sponsor is Nastaran Hashemi, assistant professor of mechanical engineering
- Toni Pfennig, chemical and biological engineering; sponsor is Brent Shanks, professor of chemical and biological engineering
- Lei Fang, food science and human nutrition; sponsors are Buddhi Lamsal, assistant professor of FSHN, and Tong Wang, professor of FSHN
More information about Leading the Bioeconomy Graduate Fellowships can be found here.