The nation’s top energy official visited the University of Wisconsin–Madison Friday to see how scientists at the federally-funded Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center are working to turn plants into sustainable and economical replacements for fossil fuels and petrochemicals.
What comes to mind when you think about curiosity? For today's guest, Sarynna Lopez-Meza, Research Coordinator at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, her curiosity is what guided her through her career.
A research team led by Michigan State University soil scientist Bruno Basso has received a $1.95 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to develop and disseminate educational information on soil organic carbon evaluation.
This fall, professors Eric Patterson (Coordinator), Margaret Fleming, Addie Thompson, Sarah Lebeis, Erin Burns, and Sasha Kravchenko have started a new partnership with Ecotek to introduce youths to the research being done in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences.
This week we sat down with Rebecca (Becky) Ong, Director of Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University, as she shares her journey from her childhood love of plants to her groundbreaking research converting them into biofuels.