Tag: Agricultural and biosystem

Going bio-based

What if all agricultural waste could be bio-based? Researchers at Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering are exploring the viability of creating more bio-based supply chains. The approach could not only inform future agricultural sector decisions, but could be used right now.

Giese Memorial Scholarship awarded to two ag and biosystems doctoral students

Suzanne Leonard and Ben Smith are this year’s recipients of the Henry Giese Memorial Scholarship, awarded through Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ISU ABE). This scholarship was established in memory of Henry Giese, a long-time professor in the structures and environment area of ISU ABE. Giese established the Midwest Plan Service and … Continue reading Giese Memorial Scholarship awarded to two ag and biosystems doctoral students

Experienced firefighters more analytical under stress than novices, according to ISU study

Research conducted at Iowa State found that experienced firefighters take longer to make decisions than novice firefighters when under stress. But even though it may take them longer, the study found they are more likely to make good decisions when facing a crisis. Dozens of virtual reality trials with real firefighters of varying experience levels … Continue reading Experienced firefighters more analytical under stress than novices, according to ISU study