Seminar Series

Spring 2017 Schedule

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
30th “Enzymes and their role in the Industrial Biotechnology Space”

Vivek Sharma, Senior Scientist, DuPont

February
6th “Biofuels: Impact on Engine Health and Performance”

Alan Hansen, Professor and Interim Head, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

13th “Technology Enablement at Tate & Lyle: From Lab to Commercial”

Chris Guske, Director, Fermentation Technology, Tate and Lyle

20th “Bioenergy Feedstocks”

Stephen Moose, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

27th “Alcohol Plants as Advanced Biorefineries”

Charles Abbas, Director of Yeast and Renewables Research, Archer Daniels Midland

March
6th “TBA”
13th “TBA”
20th Spring Break
27th “Industrial Bio-refining”

Rahul Basu, Application Development Manager, Bioproducts at DSM

April
3rd “Billion Ton Study Volume 2 related to Biomass Sustainability”

Christina Canter, Postdoctoral Appointee, Argonne National Laboratory

10th “Feedstock systems for Bioenergy ”

Klein Ilileji, Associate Professor Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue

17th “Costs and Distributional Effects of the Clean Power Plan: Implications for Renewable Energy”

Madhu Khanna, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

24th “TBA”
May
1st “Bioenergy Sustainability Issues”

Kishore Rajagopalan, Associate Director for Applied Research, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign