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Seminar Series on Bioenergy Topics - ACES 501

Spring 2015 Schedule (poster-pdf)

Seminars held 4-4:50 p.m. in the Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. All are open to the public.

January 26
“Introduction” & “Trends in Bioenergy”

Hans Blaschek, Director, Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (IBRL), University of Illinois
Eric Anderson, Visiting Teaching Associate for IBRL, University of Illinois

February 2
“Experiences with Miscanthus Production”

Eric Rund, Rund Farms - International AGtivities John Caveny, Caveny Farm

February 9
“Technology Enablement at Tate & Lyle: From Lab to Commercial”

Christopher Guske, Director, Fermentation Technology, Global Operations, Tate & Lyle

February 16
“Greasy Grasses – an ARPA-E Project”

Steve Moose, Professor, Crop Sciences               
Vijay Singh, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois

February 23
“Making Sense of the RFS, RINs, and the Blend Wall”

Scott Irwin, Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois

March 2
“Residue Removal, Tillage and N Fertilization Effects on Continuous Corn”

Emerson Nafziger, Professor, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois

March 9               
“Feeding Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles to Beef Cattle”

Larry Berger, Marvel L. Baker Department Head, Professor, Ruminant Nutrition, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

March 16            
“Biofuels: Impact on Engine Health and Performance”

Al Hansen, Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois

March 23 Spring Break

March 30            
“The Role of Water in Bioenergy Systems”

Seth Snyder, Water Initiative Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

April 6  
“Energy Biomass on the Highway – A Research Project with the Illinois Department of Transportation”

Todd Rusk, Senior Building Energy Specialist, Department of Urban and Regional Planning

April 13
“Modeling Energy and Greenhouse Gas Balances of Biofuels – GREET 2014”

Michael Wang, Senior Scientist - Energy Systems, Argonne National Laboratory
Location change: W115 Turner Hall

April 20
“Cellulosic Ethanol Production by Abengoa Using Crop Residues and Switchgrass”

Quang Nguyen, Scientist General Manager, Abengoa Bioenergy New Technologies

April 27
“Developing Trait Technologies for Agricultural Processing and other Downstream Applications”

R. Michael Raab, President, Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Agrivida, Inc.

May 4   
“Producing Biofuels from Waste Gases with LanzaTech”

Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer, LanzaTech

 


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