BBE faculty member Abdennour Abbas’s startup company has raised $1.5 million in equity capital from investors and aims to raise around $10 million more in 2021. Read the full article in the Star Tribune here.
BBE researcher Adriana Alvarez De la Hoz published a report on the use of microalgae as a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers that pollute the environment. Read the Minnesota Daily's article.
BBE Professor Jason Hill's 2019 study is featured in a new article in National Geographic that highlights work on environmental justice and air pollution. Read the full article.
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.
BBE faculty member Abdennour Abbas’s startup company launches a face mask it says can kill the coronavirus. View the full story here.
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