Seminars and Events

Bioenergy at CSU Fall 2012 Seminar Series:

Organism, Enzyme and Pathway Discovery for the Legos to Build Better Biofuel Phenotypes
Matt Posewitz
Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines
Thursday September 13, 11am to noon
LSC 214/216

Fuel Properties and Pollutant Emissions from Algal Methyl Ester Biodiesel
Anthony Marchese
Department of Mechanical Engineering, CSU
Tuesday October 16, 11am to noon
LSC 214/216

Lessons from Rice Drive Feedstock Improvement in Switchgrass
Jan Leach/Dan Bush
Departments of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Mgmt and Biology, CSU
Tuesday November 13, 11am to noon
LSC 214/216

The Economic Potential of Bio Butanol on Marginal Lands in a Buffered Rural Economy in Western Colorado
Andrew Brandess
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, CSU
Tuesday December 4, 11am to noon
LSC 214/216


Bioenergy at CSU Spring 2012 Seminar Series:

Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels
Maureen McCann, Professor, Director of the Energy Center
Purdue University.
April 27, 4:15pm. 103

Microbes, Biomass, and Electricity
Peter Weigele, Staff Scientist,
Chemical Biology
New England BioLabs.
April 5, A/Z W205

Market Outlook for Advanced and Conventional Biofuels
Bruce Babcock, Cargill Chair of Energy Economics and Director, Biobased Industry Center
Iowa State University, 
March 5, 2012 
LSC 213-215

Impact of second-generation biofuel agriculture on greenhouse-gas emissions in the US
Bill Parton, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University. 
February 23, 2012
LSC 203-205

Conflicts in Implementing the Renewable Fuel Standard:  An Analysis of EPA’s GHG Emission Thresholds and Feedstock Tracking Requirements
Adam Reed, Center for Energy and Environmental Security (CEES)
University of Colorado.
January 26, 2012


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