BEI News, February 2017
Iowa State, BEI, to Manage Biorefinery Projects for New Manufacturing USA Institute

_PHOTO_Jordan Funkhouser working on pyrolysis system upgrade
Photo by Christopher Gannon
BEI and Iowa State University will bring its expertise in biorenewable technologies and pilot plant operations to the country's 10th Manufacturing USA Institute. Known as the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute, or Rapid, the new institute will be lead by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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BEI's Brown Helps Journal Highlight Pyrolysis Technologies

_IMAGE_Energy Technology cover
A special issue of the journal  Energy Technology  details the latest advances in pyrolysis technologies for converting biomass into fuels, chemicals and fertilizers. BEI director Robert C. Brown is one of two guest editors for the issue.
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ME Grad Student Gets Double Win with Research Poster

_PHOTO_Jake Lindstrom at TCS 2016
Jake Lindstrom, Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering at Iowa State University, recently won two awards for his research poster on thermal deconstruction of biomass to increase monosaccharide yields. BEI director Robert C. Brown serves as Lindstrom's advisor.
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