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From Crops to Commuting: Integrating the Social, Technological, and Agricultural Aspects of Renewable and Sustainable Biorefining (I-STAR)

Kansas State University

Abstract

Biofuels and biobased products can improve environmental quality, rural economies, and national security only through the cross-disciplinary efforts of scientists and engineers with an appreciation for the complexity of the societal, technological, and scientific issues involved. This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) project will prepare a diverse… more »

Contributions[?]

Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Trainees gain confidence in research, leadership, and collaboration skills Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Study measures emissions of N2O from soils of prospective cellulosic biofuel crops in Kansas Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Research results in patent application for the production of ammonia Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Study examines farm managers' willingness to grow different types of cellulosic biofuel Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
I-STAR program provides opportunities for professional networking Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees approach research questions with interdisciplinary mindset Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee's oral presentation recognized at international conference on the bioeconomy Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Former participants bring skills to positions in industry and academia Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Estimating the greenhouse gas balance of cellulosic biofuel: Understanding the importance of nitrous oxide from soils NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition Video & Poster 05/20/13
Trainees work towards research, leadership, and collaboration goals Showcase Achievement 12/18/12