Tag: bioeconomy

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

This article was written by Robert Mills of the Bioeconomy Institute 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 … Continue reading Brown Moves Up to 44th in Top 100 in Bioeconomy Listing

Biofuels Digest lists Iowa State faculty and staff in top people in the bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest has named Robert C. Brown, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering, of Iowa State’s Bioeconomy Institute the No. 23 person on its 2013-2014 list of top people in the bioeconomy. Larry Johnson of Iowa State’s Center for Crops Utilization Research and BioCentury Research Farm and Brent Shanks, Mike and Jean Steffenson Professor and director … Continue reading Biofuels Digest lists Iowa State faculty and staff in top people in the bioeconomy

Iowa State, Salk researchers make plant protein discovery that could boost bioeconomy

The National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) is supporting researchers who have found three proteins involved in the accumulation of fatty acids in plants. The discovery, published by nature.com, could help plant scientists boost seed oil production in crops. And that could boost the production of biorenewable fuels and chemicals. Read … Continue reading Iowa State, Salk researchers make plant protein discovery that could boost bioeconomy

Engineering forms interdisciplinary research teams aiming for major grants

Three new interdisciplinary research initiatives have been announced by the Iowa State University College of Engineering as part of an innovative program designed to compete for and win multi-million dollar grants, spur economic development, and drive technologies that benefit Iowa and the nation. The Dean’s Research Initiatives build public-private teams in the areas of the … Continue reading Engineering forms interdisciplinary research teams aiming for major grants