Student Poster Session

November 7 - 9, 2017 | Innovations in Bioproducts & Bioeconomy

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Rapid Fire Showcase and Student Poster Session & Competition


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

3:30pm - 5:00pm


Rapid Fire Showcase
Session Chair: Jean Pierre Bousquet, Valmet

5:00pm - 6:30pm


Student Poster Session & Competition and Reception

Get a glimpse into the wide variety of research being conducted in the biorefinery arena!

Rapid Fire Showcase

The Showcase gives students the opportunity to summarize the research they are working on.  Attendees interested in subjects presented during the Rapid Fire Showcase can visit the accompanying poster and have a more in-depth discussion with presenters during the Student Poster Session & Competition.

Student Poster Session & Competition

This Session is especially designed for students, giving them the opportunity to get industry input on their projects as well as gain exposure for their research in bioenergy and bioproducts.


Student presentations include the following:


•    Creating a Talent Pipeline for the Bioeconomy in the MidwestDiana Nastasis, Courtney Breckenridge, Jacqueline Phlman, NCERC at SIUE
•    Screening of Picochlorum Oklaomenis (PO) Microalgae as Raw Materials for Biodiesel Production and Treatment for Animal WastewaterMaria Antonieta Marin Flores, OSU
•    Techno-economic Feasibility of Alkali Extraction of Hemicellulose Prior to Bioethanol Production for switchgrass, Sugarcane Bagasse, and Popular  - Wenhui Geng, NCSU
•    Low-energy Catalytic Electrolysis for Simultaneous Hydrogen Evolution and Lignin DepolymerizationXu Du, Wei Lieu and Yulin Deng, Georgia Institute of Technology
•    Biorefinery Approach Using Agro- Residues for Optimum Extraction for Reduction Sugars for Bio-ethanol Prior to Pulp and Paper MakingShuank Malik and Soumya Basu, Forest Research Institute