Department News

Biopolymers containing lignin may be an answer to reduce harmful plastic and its degradation byproducts while meeting a variety of needs. A Q&A with researcher Stephanie Harris.

Congratulations to faculty Brett Barney and Simo Sarkanen who were recently awarded patents for their discoveries.

Professor Roger Ruan and his team's experimental non-thermal pasteurization system using intense pulsed light was able to reduce bacteria by 99.9% to 99.99999%, depending on the type of dry or powdered food tested.

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Larry Jacobson who received the 2018 Environmental Steward Award from the Minnesota Pork Board.

Professor Shri Ramaswamy talks about the department and his research interests in an editorial column series published in TAPPI Journal.



April 30, 2018
Lind Hall (room varies by date)
May 2, 2018
St. Paul Student Center
May 11, 2018
3M Arena at Mariucci
May 11, 2018
3M Arena at Mariucci