New courses in biorenewables leverage Iowa NSF EPSCoR

The Biorenewable Resources and Technology (BRT) Program at Iowa State University is growing with the help of Iowa NSF EPSCoR support and faculty expertise. The graduate program was the first in biorenewable resources established in the United States. It pulls faculty from 16 academic departments and five colleges for a truly interdisciplinary experience. Iowa NSF … Continue reading New courses in biorenewables leverage Iowa NSF EPSCoR

Iowa State contributes to report on Midwest path to aviation biofuels

The Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative (MASBI) has announced its findings and recommendations to develop a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in the Midwest. It’s the result of a yearlong study by researchers representing 40-plus organizations across the aviation biofuels supply chain. The report is titled, “Fueling a Sustainable Future for Aviation 2013.” “The MASBI report … Continue reading Iowa State contributes to report on Midwest path to aviation biofuels

Brown discovers NAS report is based off Iowa State research

When Robert Brown was perusing the early October publication of the National Academies of Sciences’ report on U.S. biofuels policy, his attention was drawn to its economic analysis. As he read on, Brown realized that this part of the report was heavily influenced by studies performed at Iowa State. “I was surprised to discover that … Continue reading Brown discovers NAS report is based off Iowa State research