454 Sustainable Biorefineries Plenary Session (Invited Papers)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM
334 (Convention Center )
Description:
Visionary talks (invited) will outline commercial, governmental, or academic efforts to advance multi-product biorefineries. Topics likely to be addressed include: development or improvement -- including conceptual analysis and sustainability assessments -- of renewable feedstocks-based multiproduct biorefineries, i.e., based on starch or oil crops and/or lignocellulosic biomass; development of enabling catalytic and/or separative processes; discovery or development of enabling enzyme or fermentative/microbial technologies or bio-based materials.

Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
Bioengineering (15c), Environmental Division (09), Fuels and Petrochemicals Division (16), ICE 2012: Biorefinery Technologies for Forest Based Lignocellulosic Biomass (T4A)

Chair:
David R. Shonnard
Email: drshonna@mtu.edu

Co-Chair:
Jane C. Fisher
Email: Jane.Fisher@nrel.gov

See more of this Group/Topical: Sustainable Engineering Forum