Find out how tech has, hasn’t, and can aid in ag risk management in a new paper in Nature Reviews co-led by BBE faculty member Zhenong Jin.
Abdennour Abbas and his team at a textile startup company are creating face masks engineered to kill viruses like COVID-19.
Drs. Peter Huang and Shri Ramaswamy’s presented their research results at the American Institute of Chemical Engineering’s (AIChE) 2020 virtual annual meeting .BBE undergraduate students participated in this work as part of their Senior Capstone Project. View the presentation.
Reducing fossil fuel use is essential to stopping climate change, but that goal will remain out of reach unless global agriculture and eating habits are also transformed, according to new research from the University of Minnesota and University of Oxford. Read the full article.
Professor Tim Smith and Researcher Taegon Kim contributed to this study. View a video and read about.
Professor Simo Sarkanen is researching the conversion of low value byproducts to biodegradable bioplastics
The Abbas Research Laboratory has three ongoing projects related to SARS-COV2 detection and COVID-19 diagnostics.
Dr. Zhenong Jin leads a $1.2million award to digitize and facilitate sustainable nutrient management in the Midwest
The award winners, announced by Ethanol Producer Magazine last month, are Doug Tiffany (Award of Excellence recipient) and Doug Durante (High-Octane Award recipient).
Omar Espinoza Publishes Book Titled “International Marketing Practices for Small to Medium Sized Forest Products Firms.”
Omar’s book was a collaboration with Robert Smith (Associate Dean and Professor, Virginia Tech) and Anna Pitti, former graduate student in the department now at Westwood.