Fuyuan Jing launches VariFAS Biorenewables LLC with the help of CBiRC's Biobased Foundry

CBiRC helps Iowa State researchers launch startup companies

The Biobased Foundry established by the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) based at ISU has helped nine startup companies. The foundry combines teaching and mentoring to help graduate students and postdoctoral researchers create technologies and businesses that meet the needs of customers. “The big thing I like about the Biobased Foundry is that it takes […]

Ka Yiu San

Ka-Yiu San named fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Rice University bioengineer Ka-Yiu San has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. Fellows of the association are elected by their peers, and fewer than one percent of its members are elected each year. The association selected […]

Green Chemistry

CBiRC research featured in recent issues of Green Chemistry

The November 2014 issue of Green Chemistry features a critical review on hydrothermally stable heterogeneous catalysts for conversion of biorenewables, written by Abhaya Datye, et al., that is based, at least in part, on research that is supported by CBiRC. A second critical review on selective oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes over supported metal nanoparticles, […]