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-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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RFA Launching ‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest to Report Prices
May 24, 2017 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Reporting prices for higher ethanol blends this summer could win you $50 in free fuel per day. Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” …

Concept for Turning Corn Chip Oil into Biodiesel Fuel Earns Appalachian Students Second Place in International Food Solutions Challenge
May 10, 2017 – 3:53 pm | No Comment

by Haley Childers (Appalachian State University News)  What has 18 wheels and runs on corn chips? Thanks to a food solution from two Appalachian State University students, a chip producer’s transportation fleet well could.

Senior chemistry major …

COSIA NRG Carbon XPRIZE: Tech Innovators Stalk a Stealthy WMD
April 25, 2017 – 11:46 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Among the climate warriors fighting CO2 build-up, perhaps the most ambitious are those who are seeking to use CO2 to make industrial materials, fuels or chemicals — displacing the need …

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and STUDENT POSTERS: tcbiomass2017 — September 19-21, 2017 — Chicago, IL DEADLINE: April 15, 2017
March 14, 2017 – 5:22 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and STUDENT POSTERS:  tcbiomass2017   —   September 19-21, 2017   —   Chicago, IL    DEADLINE:  April 15, 2017

Researchers and technology developers are invited to share their process innovations and insights to enable the production of clean heat and power, transportation fuels, chemicals, biochar, and other high-value products. Undergraduate and graduate students whose …

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists DEADLINE: July 15, 2017
March 13, 2017 – 3:06 pm | No Comment

(Science Magazine)  This Prize was created to recognize that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and we need to encourage our best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of …

A First-Hand Report: Competing in MIT’S THINK Science Competition
February 27, 2017 – 4:26 pm | No Comment

by Erika Tan* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Let me introduce myself – my name is Erika Tan, and I’m a current sophomore attending Freehold High School in New Jersey. If someone had told me at the …

Student Scientist Uses Algae to Filter out Lead Contaminated Water
February 5, 2017 – 1:19 pm | No Comment

A senior at Tucson, Arizona’s Immaculate Heart High School, Amanda Minke’s goal is to find ways to create clean lead-free water for small rural communities around the world. For the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition …

Contest Winners from Waukee and Treynor Focus on Benefits of E15 and Biodiesel
February 2, 2017 – 3:05 pm | No Comment

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association)  The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) “Fuel the Future” High School Video Contest gives students a chance to grow their expertise in the fuel and technology of a new generation. This …

FlowCam Announces Student Equipment and Travel Grant DEADLINE: January 31, 2017
December 22, 2016 – 11:04 am | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Scarborough, ME-based laboratory instrumentation manufacturer, Fluid Imaging Technologies (FIT), has announced that it is accepting applications for the FlowCam® Student Equipment & Travel Grant for Algae Technology Research. The grant is open …

The Everglades Foundation Officially Kicks Off Search for Algae Bloom Solution with Four-year, $10-million Prize
December 13, 2016 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

(Everglades Foundation)  The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today officially kicked off its four-year, $10-million George Barley Water Prize at the “Tapping Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking, Action & Awards” event at the Miami Science Barge, unveiling the …

MERCOSUL Award to Brazilian Student for Microalgae DC Research
December 7, 2016 – 11:56 am | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Angelo Paggi Matos, a doctoral student from Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), in Brasília, Brazil, has been awarded an honorable mention by MERCOSUL Science and Technology Awards — Category: Young Scientist, …

UK Students Solve a Real-Life Problem, Win Cargill Innovation in Engineering Award
December 6, 2016 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

by Rachel Grant-Brown (Cargill)  Students Rachana Halasabele and Alessia Xu from The University of Manchester in the UK recently triumphed with their innovative and practical winning solution to a real-life industry problem set by Cargill’s ethanol …

Global Biobased Business Competition (G-BiB)
December 1, 2016 – 3:00 pm | No Comment

(BE-Basic Foundation)  The Global Biobased Business competition (G-BiB) is a competition for Master and PhD students from universities and universities of applied sciences in Germany, the Netherlands and Brazil. The objective of G-BiB is to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation producing a biorenewable …

Storyfest 2017: Share a Story, Win a Trip to the Brazilian Rainforest! DEADLINE: February 17, 2017
November 17, 2016 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

(Planet Forward)  Tell an inspiring story to move the Planet Forward.  Enter to win our Storyfest Award

Grand Prize:  A storytelling expedition to the Amazon rainforest with the ‘Godfather of Biodiversity’!

In every corner of the planet, amazing …

Minnesota Student #Biodiesel Contest Adds Video
November 7, 2016 – 6:19 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Clean Air Choice® Biodiesel Scholarship contest offers high school seniors awards to help with college. Now in the eighth year of the program, students may submit a short video of …

AACC – Climate Leadership Awards DEADLINE: November 1, 2016
October 21, 2016 – 6:12 pm | No Comment

(Solution Generation)  Solution Generation, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), will honor one AACC member college with a $10,000 award for its excellence in climate leadership.

Solution Generation will reward the institution …

SciTech Now: Renewable Cellulosic Ethanol
October 6, 2016 – 2:09 pm | No Comment

(Detroit Public TV)  Innovative efforts to develop renewable cellulosic ethanol processes.  High school student Tavis Reed and DuPont’s innovative efforts to develop renewable cellulosic ethanol processes.  WATCH VIDEO

Alage in the Carbon XPRIZE Competition
September 30, 2016 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

by Paul Mullen (Algae Biomass Organization)  NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE is a global competition which aims to develop breakthrough technologies relating to carbon dioxide. The competition aims for the team to convert the most carbon …

BioenergizeME 2017 Infographic Challenge Kicks Off DEADLINE: February 3, 2017
September 29, 2016 – 5:17 pm | No Comment

(Department of Energy)  Mark your calendars: the 2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge kicks off tomorrow (September 30, 2016)! Give your 9th–12th grade students an opportunity to learn about topics in biofuel and bioenergy and to share their …

European Union Contest for Young Scientists: BBI JU Awards Bioeconomy Non-Food Prize
September 19, 2016 – 12:29 pm | No Comment

(Bio-Based Industries/Europe)  The European Union (EU) organises every wear the EUCYS Prize, a Contest for Young Scientists, which was set up to promote the ideals of co-operation and interchange between young scientists. This Contest serves as an annual …

Energypath 2016: This Is What I Am Talking about! Penn State University Delivered a Complete Multifaceted Week about Renewable Energy and Biofuels
September 13, 2016 – 7:47 pm | No Comment

by Danilo Gusmão de Quadros* and Joanne Ivancic** (Advanced Biofuels USA) After Dan Quadros’ oft-repeated criticism about biofuels education and the big gap between research and the job market, he was pleased to experience the best …

$160,000 in Grants Awarded At EnergyPath 2016 — List of Winners
September 12, 2016 – 7:22 pm | No Comment

(West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund)  A collaboration between Sustainable Energy Fund and West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund created Energy Sprout, a competition with the goal of developing new technology and business models that lead to improved …

Field to Fuel Video Contest
August 30, 2016 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

(Nebraska Ethanol Board) The Nebraska Ethanol Board presents the third annual Field to Fuel video contest, which encourages Nebraska high school students to explore the importance and value of American Ethanol.

With a focus on informing the public about …

Brazilian Car Prototype Covers 300 Km Using Only 1 Liter of Ethanol
August 25, 2016 – 11:58 am | No Comment

(Sputnik News)  It might sound like science fiction but it’s not! Employees of Parana Technological University in Brazil designed a vehicle prototype that can cover a distance of more than 300 kilometers with just one …

A Letter to Fans of Green Racing from the Greenspeed Research Team–Back on the Salt
August 24, 2016 – 7:40 pm | No Comment

by David Schenker (Greenspeed Research)  Yes, we have been quiet lately. We’ve been able to work twice as hard now that Dave and Patrick are both graduated. We have been heads down and focused.

It has …

Green Genome Awards DEADLINE: September 9, 2016
August 22, 2016 – 3:06 pm | No Comment

(SEED Center)As part of a national effort to support sustainability practices, programs and training at the nation’s more than 1,100 community colleges, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) awards cash prizes to exemplary community colleges for …

AMERIgreen Energy Lets Students Find #Energy Solutions
July 8, 2016 – 2:29 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  Students of all ages were able to voice their ideas on America’s energy future in AMERIgreen Energy’s Video Essay Challenge. Students ranging in grades 1st-12th, as well as undergraduate college students …

The Top 20 Ways to Capture and Make Use of Carbon
June 28, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  It was back in 2010 that the first large-scale set of projects were funded to to test innovative concepts for the beneficial use of carbon dioxide, part of a Recovery …

Indian Students Build Machine to Convert Cooking Oil to Biodiesel
June 16, 2016 – 11:52 am | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  A team of three Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) students have come up with a prototype called FAME One to convert waste cooking oil into biodiesel.

The invention, which outwardly resembles a washing …

DOE: 2016 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Winners Crowned
June 6, 2016 – 12:49 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Department of Energy/Biomass Magazine)  The winner of the 2016 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge was announced during a special awards ceremony on May 11 by Jonathan Male, Director of the Bioenergy Technologies Office. The winning infographic entitled “Cellulosic …

The Carbon XPRIZE: Exponential Approaches to Energy and Climate
June 6, 2016 – 11:24 am | No Comment

by  Marcius Extavour and Paul Bunje (XPRIZE/Biofuels Digest)  … Under the right conditions, biofuels and biomass-based energy systems can be sustainable, modular, scalable, carbon neutral, or even carbon negative. This has been known for some time, …

MGPUB Announces Flex Fuel Video Contest DEADLINE: July 25, 2016
June 3, 2016 – 2:28 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board (MGPUB) has launched its Drive Flex Fuel video contest to kick off its 2016 Maryland Drive Flex Fuels advertising campaign. Winning-worthy videos will be 30 seconds …

Create the Future Design Contest Accepting 2016 Entries DEADLINE: July 1, 2016
May 11, 2016 – 7:05 pm | No Comment

(Create the Future Design Contest)  The Create the Future Design Contest was launched in 2002 by the publishers of NASA Tech Briefs magazine to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. The annual event has attracted …

Student Startup Turning Heads by Utilizing Biofuel Waste for Good
April 15, 2016 – 11:49 am | No Comment

(Tennessee Today)  … Enter Tony Bova and Jeff Beegle, a pair of doctoral candidates in the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, which is run jointly by UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

The pair …

The BioenergizeME Social Media Campaign Begins Today!
April 11, 2016 – 5:59 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  The 2016 BioenergizeME Social Media Campaign kicks off today with high school students from all over the country sharing their infographics via social media. Check out the infographics on the BioenergizeME Challenge Map starting …

Towards a Sustainable Future
April 11, 2016 – 5:15 pm | No Comment

by Sarthak Saraswat  (The Hindu)  Shell is providing engineering students a platform to design energy-efficient vehicles and reduce carbon emissions. The recent Shell Eco-marathon Asia in Manila saw a clash of the best minds.

The atmosphere …

Become a Next Generation Biodiesel Leader
March 4, 2016 – 7:23 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is calling for the next crop of biodiesel leaders to join the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel program. NGSB is seeking additional co-chairs to help take …

News from Greenspeed Research
March 2, 2016 – 10:15 am | No Comment

by Dave Schenker (Greenspeed Research)  The major happenings in 2015 that you might remember:

In March, Greenspeed Research became a federally recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, with a mission to create learning opportunities for the STEM disciplines and renewable energy …

EPA Awards Grants to 38 Student Teams for Innovative Sustainable Projects
February 16, 2016 – 5:13 pm | No Comment

(US Environmental Protection Agency/ForConstructionPros.com)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced 38 People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grants to university student teams for proposed projects to develop new, sustainable products and strategies. Each team …

Video Challenge: Biobased Solutions Will Conquer the World DEADLINE: February 17, 2016
February 1, 2016 – 5:09 pm | No Comment

(Eco-Bio) Do you have an idea on how to use sustainable biomass to make biobased products? Yes? Participate in this challenge!

You can participate by submitting a short movie about a potentially valuable organic waste stream …

IRFA Announces Winner of ‘Fuel the Future’ Video Contest
January 25, 2016 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

(Iowa Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently announced Helena Gruensteidl of Des Moines won first place in IRFA’s 6th Annual “Fuel the Future” video contest for Iowa high school students. …

Energy to Lead Competition DEADLINE: April 4, 2016
January 25, 2016 – 1:53 pm | No Comment

(New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Energy to Lead competition in October 2015 to challenge colleges and universities to develop innovative plans for clean energy projects. The …

Biodiesel Business Academy® Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2016
December 22, 2015 – 3:24 pm | No Comment

(AltEnergyMag.com/Biodiesel Business Academy)  The program is open to any youth who may be studying in schools, college or university or in profession. The program is not limited to only those who are related to different …

EPA Challenge Aims to Recycle Nutrients from Manure
December 4, 2015 – 5:23 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. EPA has opened a competition for technologies to recycle nutrients from livestock manure on Challenge.gov. The competition is being held in partnership with the USDA. The American Biogas …

Students, Prep Your Entries for Planet Forward Storyfest 2016!
October 27, 2015 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

(George Washington University)  Already dense urban populations are growing. What will tomorrow’s smart cities look like? How can they be sustainable?

By 2050, nearly 70% of the world’s population will be in urban areas, according to …

3D Ocean Farm Creator Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
October 23, 2015 – 2:48 pm | No Comment

by Karissa Rosenfield (Arch Daily)  The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) has announced GreenWave as the winner of its 2015 Fuller Challenge – “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award.” The non-profit is responsible for designing the world’s first multi-species 3D ocean farms with the …

Six Students Win Young Algae Researcher Awards at ABS
October 22, 2015 – 10:49 am | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization) Six student scientists were presented with the fourth annual Young Algae Researcher Awards earlier this month for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering at the 2015 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference …

Oswego Teen Scientist Wins Medal Creating ‘Next-Generation’ Biofuel
October 5, 2015 – 9:45 pm | No Comment

by Elena Ferrarin (Daily Herald)  Seventeen-year-old Tavis Reed is determined to make a difference in the world by helping mitigate or even repair environmental damage — and he’s already on his way, having applied those principles …

Introducing the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
September 29, 2015 – 7:25 pm | No Comment

by Paul Bunje (NRG COSIA)  More than a decade ago, a group of researchers published a landmark study showing the correlation between human development and energy consumption. The conclusion? Industrialized countries and those that have …

Belgian Solar Car Produced with Bio-Based rRsins to Compete at the World Solar Challenge 2015
September 28, 2015 – 10:59 am | No Comment

(Cardolite Corporation, SHD composite Materials Ltd and Solvay) Cardolite Corporation, SHD composite Materials Ltd and Solvay are supporting the Punch Powertrain Solar Team from the University of Leuven in building the PunchOne, a Belgian solar car based on …

A Report from EnergyPath 2015: NetZero
August 4, 2015 – 4:55 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic area is fortunate to benefit from funds derived from a settlement approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission during the Commonwealth’s electric deregulation proceedings.  As part …

Winners Announced in Minnesota Biodiesel Essay Contest
July 29, 2015 – 1:33 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) First- and second-place winners have been announced for the 2015 Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship. Brianna Bredeson, a recent graduate of Willmar Senior High School, won first place for her …

Winning Team Announced for 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot
June 30, 2015 – 4:38 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Jonathan Male announced the winner and finalists of the 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot in a special webinar awards ceremony on June 3, 2015.

The winning infographic …

Elsevier’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge Opens for Submissions on June 1, 2015
May 30, 2015 – 8:46 am | No Comment

(Elsevier)  Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. As the world’s population quickly approaches 9 billion, the strain on the …

Algae Cultivation, Help From LSC-Montgomery Biotechnology Lab Leads High School Student to Science Award
May 5, 2015 – 3:05 pm | No Comment

(The Paper)  …  Today, the local growth of two commercially important algae strains, Nannochloropsis occulata and haematococcus pluvialis, is providing one local ninth grader, and the Lone Star College-Montgomery biotechnology lab that assisted him in …

Algae Biomass Summit 2015 Mary Rosenthal Memorial Student Travel Grants
April 20, 2015 – 6:11 pm | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization)  The Algae Foundation, ABO’s sister organization, is pleased to announce that it is offering $500 travel grants to attend the 9th Annual Algae Biomass Summit in Washington, DC, USA, from September 29 through …

SouthEast Energy Development (SEED) Fellowship Recipients Selected
April 7, 2015 – 10:55 am | No Comment

(Southeast Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems)  As a part of the Southeast Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) project goals centered on education and job training, the Southeast Energy Development (SEED) Fellowship has selected …

White House Science Fair Celebrates Student Research
March 30, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

By Emily Conover (Science Magazine) Sixteen-year-old Sophia Sánchez-Maes is all about algae. The slimy green stuff is an attractive candidate for biofuel production, but Sánchez-Maes wondered why the biofuel startups near her hometown of Las Cruces, …

BioenergizeME Social Media Campaign Starts Soon!
March 26, 2015 – 4:30 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Department of Energy)  We invite you to participate in the upcoming bioenergy social media campaign for BETO’s education and workforce initiative, OPERATION BioenergizeME. Between April 13 and 23, high school-aged teams around the country will be …

BioenergizeME Infographic Submission Deadline Approaching
March 4, 2015 – 6:14 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The deadline for submissions for the Spring 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge is approaching! Please submit all infographics by March 20 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time. The BioenergizeMe Social Media Campaign will …

Student Poster Contest: tcbiomass2015: Technology for the Bioeconomy November 2-5 Chicago, IL DEADLINE: April 10, 2015
February 13, 2015 – 5:53 pm | No Comment
Student Poster Contest: tcbiomass2015: Technology for the Bioeconomy November 2-5 Chicago, IL DEADLINE: April 10, 2015

Join the thermochemical bioenergy community and meet the experts that are shaping the world for tomorrow.

Don’t miss your chance to attend the 4th international conference on thermochemical biomass conversion science, tcbiomass2015; an event that gives …

Request for 2015 Research Proposals— DUE Feb. 28, 2015
December 22, 2014 – 2:49 pm | No Comment

(New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association)   The New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association is requesting proposals for 2015 soybean research and education. Proposals must be received no later than 4 pm on February …

The Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) Is Hosting aVirtual Science Fair.
December 18, 2014 – 3:25 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  The Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) is hosting a national virtual science fair that engages 9th–12th grade students in learning about bioenergy and educating their peers. The students will research a bioenergy …

Students Share Experiences from First Run of BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair
December 18, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  Last week concluded the beta run of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) sponsored BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair—a high school competition that has students create and share infographics about bioenergy concepts. Student …

Video Contest Looks to ‘Fuel the Future’ of Ethanol, Biodiesel
November 14, 2014 – 1:45 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  Iowa high school students will once again compete to see who can produce the best video to promote the future of biodiesel, ethanol and E15. The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) …

EPA Calls for Nominations for 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
November 13, 2014 – 2:58 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Program adds award to address climate change and promote energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its call for nominations for the 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for …

National Ethanol Conference Scholarships Available
October 30, 2014 – 6:21 pm | No Comment

(National Ethanol Conference)  Now in its sixth year, the NEC Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Foundation and the Renewable Fuels Association, seeks to attract students of higher learning who wish to pursue a …

Racing with Relevance: Green Racing Redefines Sustainable Motorsports
October 30, 2014 – 3:19 pm | No Comment

by Reuben Sarkar (US Department of Energy)  Green Racing is helping to bring new levels of “Clean, Fast, and Efficient” to motorsports competition and consumer vehicles through the announcement of this season’s Green Challenge Award and …

Students Can Apply for Scholarship to Nat’l Biodiesel Conference
October 29, 2014 – 1:40 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board)  The Nov. 24 deadline is fast approaching for science students interested in applying to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 19-22 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hosted by the National Biodiesel Board, …

RFA Announces E85 “Post Your Price” Contest
October 23, 2014 – 1:45 pm | No Comment

(Rnewable Fuels Association) In an effort to promote E85 (85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline) sales and track E85 prices, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced a unique opportunity to win FREE E85 for one …

EPA Supporting Next Generation of Environmental Scientists Through 105 Fellowship Grants
October 23, 2014 – 1:37 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Today (October 22, 2014), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 105 graduate students across the nation will receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants to …

SOY Scholarship Application DEADLINE: November 20, 2014
October 20, 2014 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

The 2015-16 Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a high school senior who is going to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or …

2013-2014 Student Chapter Green Chemistry Award Winners
October 20, 2014 – 4:23 pm | No Comment

by amandanurmi (ACS Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog)  Throughout the 2013-2014 school year 97 undergraduate ACS Student Chapters achieved their goals to complete different green chemistry activities. To recognize their achievements, ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in …

EPA Announces Winning P3 Student Teams for Pioneering Projects to Solve Environmental Problems
October 15, 2014 – 3:21 pm | No Comment

(US Enviromental Protection Agency)  “Each year, the projects and designs created by the P3 teams surpass expectations,” said Lek Kadeli, Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Research and Development. “These students are creating sustainable …

OPERATION BioenergizeME Now Online
August 28, 2014 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office)  BETO has created a new Web page for OPERATION #BioenergizeME, where students, educators, and anyone interested in the future of the U.S. energy industry can learn more about …

New Co-chairs Selected to Lead Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel
August 12, 2014 – 7:49 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board)  James Anderson helped work his way through college behind the wheel of a diesel semi-truck, where he became interested in biodiesel. He began to wonder if he could contribute to the body …

White House Council on Environmental Quality and EPA Honor Student Leaders and Exceptional Teachers with Environmental Education Awards
August 12, 2014 – 6:44 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, announced the winners of the annual Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE) and President’s …

Past FEW Scholarship Winner Now Consultant
August 12, 2014 – 2:06 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Nick Bowdish, currently an ethanol industry consultant, was one of six scholarship winners in 2006.The students, who came from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Missouri, all attended the event and posed …

Students Present Research at Ethanol Conference
August 7, 2014 – 6:00 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  Several University of Minnesota students are giving the ethanol industry a preview of their cutting-edge research in biofuels, biochemicals and bioproducts during the 27th Annual Ethanol Conference in Minneapolis. One such student is …

Einstein Fellows Collaborate with DOE on Bioenergy Social Media Challenge
July 31, 2014 – 3:41 pm | No Comment

by Anne Artz    (Triangle Coalition for STEM Education)  Five Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows (AEF) and a group from the Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) together designed a high school competition …

Ricoh Awards Prizes for Students’ Sustainable Innovations at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)
June 5, 2014 – 6:04 pm | No Comment

(Ricoh/PR NewsWire)  Winners of the 10th Ricoh Sustainable Development Award prove sustainability and good business are entirely compatible
Derived from plants, biofuel is an environmentally sustainable approach to the world’s energy needs, but its production is …

EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet Competition at the USA Science and Engineering Festival
April 24, 2014 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

Tomorrow (April 25, 2014), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe will open the USA Science and Engineering Festival, which hosts student teams from colleges and universities across the country who exhibit sustainable …

Georgia Tech Students Top Clemson and UMD in DOE $100,000 ACC Clean Energy Challenge Final Four
April 1, 2014 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

(University of Maryland/PR Newswire)  A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of …

“Local High School’s Award-Winning Algae-to-Biofuel Research” March 25, 2014 Breinigsville, PA
March 19, 2014 – 10:29 am | No Comment
“Local High School’s  Award-Winning Algae-to-Biofuel Research”    March 25, 2014   Breinigsville, PA

Student presentation of Algae Bioreactor Biofuels Research and facility,  Daniel High School “Green Team,” Birdsboro, PA
On Feb 20, 2014 the Green Team at Daniel Boone High School in Birdsboro, PA, learned they won first prize for …

EPA Calls for 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New Green Chemistry Technologies Promote New Products and Markets
March 18, 2014 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking companies or institutions to nominate their innovative technologies for the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. EPA is looking for nominations from companies …

$100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge Announces Elite Eight Plus Two, Will Vie To Reach Final Four
March 13, 2014 – 11:35 pm | No Comment

(University of Maryland/Yahoo! News)  The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States …

Application Now Open for the 2014 Green Genome Awards
March 8, 2014 – 5:47 pm | No Comment

(Sustainability Education and Economic Development Center)  The first inaugural community college Green Genome awards, issued by the SEED Center and Snap-on Incorporated, highlighted five of the most innovative and effective sustainable colleges . We are ready to …

The Next Generation Adds to Biodiesel Sustainability and Growth
March 6, 2014 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

by Don Scott (National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  When National Biodiesel Board CEO Joe Jobe addressed the biodiesel industry at the recent conference in San Diego, he reminded us of the importance of history in understanding …

Idea Leads to Cellulosic Ethanol, Scholarship
March 6, 2014 – 2:35 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  An idea that started back when he was just an elementary school student has led a Tennessee high schooler to picking up a substantial scholarship that he says will help him …

Hansa Green Tour June 25-28, 2014 Netherlands, Germany, Denmark
February 24, 2014 – 3:17 pm | No Comment
Hansa Green Tour     June 25-28, 2014   Netherlands, Germany, Denmark

by Bradley Frieze* (Advanced Biofuels USA)        The Hansa Green Tour, although not a race, is a business-boosting automobile event to promote sustainable technology in northern Europe. The Hansa Green Tour is a …

Ethanol-Fueled Prototype Car Wins Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2014
February 13, 2014 – 2:09 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  An ethanol-fueled vehicle designed by a team of students from Thailand earned the top place at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2014 event on Feb. 9. Team “How Much Ethanol” …

Koehlmoos Reaps Awards from Cellulosic Ethanol Research
November 27, 2013 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

by Jean Caspers-Simmet (AgriNews.com)  Eric Koehlmoos’ research on cellulosic ethanol led to national champion honors at the National FFA Science Fair last month in Louisville.

The 17-year-old junior at South O’Brien High School finished first in …

A Design Viewpoint
November 27, 2013 – 3:42 pm | No Comment

(Washington State University)  … NARA (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance) is developing regional aviation biofuel solutions, since the aviation industry is in need of a viable and sustainable alternative to fossil fuels. IDX’s specific role within NARA …

Young Scientist Delivers Clear Results with Lumenera INFINITY Camera
November 13, 2013 – 2:58 pm | No Comment

(Lumenera)  Lumenera is pleased to offer its support to Canada’s next generation of life science researchers by providing high-end digital scientific imaging solutions to 13 year old multiple gold medal winner (see below) Mikaela Preston. Mikaela’s award winning …

Algae Biomass Organization Recognizes Six Students with Young Algae Researcher Awards at Algae Biomass Summit in Orlando
October 25, 2013 – 2:29 pm | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization)  First place awards for students at University of Texas at Austin and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC-San Diego

Six student scientists were presented with the second annual Young Algae Researcher Awards today in …

Clean Air & Biodiesel 5th & 6th Grade Lesson & Poster Contest
October 23, 2013 – 5:02 pm | No Comment

(American Lung Association of the Midwest)  Did you know that vehicle emissions are the largest source of air pollution in Minnesota? Luckily, cleaner transportation options and use of cleaner fuels like biodiesel helps reduce those …

Minnesota Biodiesel Essay Contest Open to High School Seniors
October 23, 2013 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  October is “Biofuels Month” in Minnesota as proclaimed by Gov. Mark Dayton, and with the state preparing for its move to B10 next year, high school seniors have an opportunity …

RFA Accepting Applications for Student NEC Scholarship Program
October 15, 2013 – 7:07 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association and Renewable Fuels Foundation have announced the availability of six student scholarships to 19th Annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, Fla. Feb. 17-19. Applications will be …

Virent Named Semifinalist for Prestigious Innovation Award: Online Public Voting Will Be Used to Determine Winners
October 3, 2013 – 2:35 pm | No Comment

(Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel/Virent)  Virent has been selected as one of six semifinalists by the Washington, DC-based organization, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) for their Emerging Innovations Award. The Emerging Innovation Award will recognize three …

1998 Ethanol Vehicle Challenge: E85 Vehicles Surpass E0 on Dynamometer Tests for Mileage Efficiency
September 26, 2013 – 7:38 pm | No Comment

(Argonne National Laboratory) Sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors Corporation, Natural Resources Canada

In the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, college engineering students work together to design, build, and evaluate a state-of-the-art vehicle. …

2014 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo January 20-23 San Diego, CA
August 29, 2013 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
2014 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo   January 20-23   San Diego, CA

“Strong” is the one-word theme of the 2014 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, to be held Jan. 20-23 in San Diego.

“We’re stronger than ever as a fuel, we’re standing strong in the face of challenges, …

Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash
August 8, 2013 – 4:36 pm | No Comment

(The Kauffman Foundation)  The Kauffman Foundation in November is bringing the international competition Get in the Ring to the United States for the first time as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013.

The first U.S. national finals of …

A.I.M. Interview: Sara Volz on to MIT
July 29, 2013 – 11:44 am | No Comment

by David Schwartz  (Algae Industry Magazine)  …The Colorado Springs native got into alternative energy in the seventh grade when she heard some neighbors were making their own biodiesel in their basement, she says. “I thought …

Plenty of Sunshine and Creativity at 25th Annual Supermileage Challenge
May 28, 2013 – 7:34 pm | No Comment

(Minnesota Cornerstone)  …Nearly 500 students from 50 schools built more than 80 cars and competed in the 25thannual Supermileage Challenge, which has long been sponsored in part by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. Supermileage Challenge is …

Student Finds Better Ethanol Option
May 8, 2013 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

by Fritz Bush (The Journal)  A Sibley East High School sophomore earned a spot at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ESEF) in Phoenix next month for his research on the use of anaerobic …

Johns Hopkins Algae Students Test Wastewater Capabilities
May 8, 2013 – 4:04 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  A Johns Hopkins University student team is working with a starter grant of $15,000 from the EPA to see if algae can consume nutrients from wastewater and produce clean bio-fuels and fish food. …

Utah’s Young Biodiesel Phenom
May 3, 2013 – 10:18 am | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Introducing Zerina Ocanovic, an amazingly bright student who exemplifies the youthful passion and ingenuity of the biodiesel industry’s future

To those who have lost hope in the future of American youth …

2013 U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Awards DEADLINE for nominations: May 15, 2013
May 2, 2013 – 4:34 pm | No Comment

One goal of C3E is to create opportunities for women in clean energy.

The US program recognizes, through a $10,000 award, the outstanding achievements of mid-career women working to advance clean energy. C3E Ambassadors select the …

ZimmComm Announces Agri-Blogging Internships
April 19, 2013 – 6:35 pm | No Comment

(AgWired/ZimmComm)  ZimmComm New Media is now taking applications for students in the agricultural communications field to attend and learn how to “agri-blog” some of the most important industry events held every year. It has been …

ACC Clean Energy Challenge Announces Elite Eight Plus Two, Will Vie to Reach Final Four
April 5, 2013 – 6:07 pm | No Comment

(Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute/PR NewsWire)  The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United …

The Algae Biomass Organization Announces Algae Biomass Summit 2013 Student Travel Grants DEADLINE April 17, 2013
March 27, 2013 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization)  The Algae Biomass Organization is pleased to announce that it is offering a minimum of seven $500 travel grant scholarships to attend the 7th Annual Algae Biomass Summit in Orlando, FL, USA, …

Cleantech Open to Expand to South Florida — Expects Biomass, Biogas, Biofuels, BioEnergy and Algae Startups in Its Mix
March 19, 2013 – 11:05 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Cleantech Open, which has helped startups raise $800 million for over 700 alumni since its inception in 2006, announced that it is expanding to South Florida to …

Teenager Wins Science Talent Search for Algae Biofuel
March 14, 2013 – 4:43 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Sara Volz, a 17-year old high school senior from Colorado Springs, CO, won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for her research of algae biofuels. Honoring high school seniors …

Instigate Change, Generate Joy: An Eco-Performing Arts Contest Environmental Performance/Performance Art/Dance
March 13, 2013 – 1:02 pm | No Comment
Instigate Change, Generate Joy:  An Eco-Performing Arts Contest Environmental Performance/Performance Art/Dance

Are you a college, grad school or professional dancer, actor, playwright, director or performance artist with a social conscience?

Are you passionate about using your art to increase awareness and instigate change on environmental issues?

Then we’ve …

Renewable Energy Vehicle Club Has Optimistic Goals
March 8, 2013 – 12:23 pm | No Comment

by Molly Craig (Iowa State Daily)  In the spring of 2012, Tyler Cain had an idea. A year later, his idea has grown into his passion project: the REV club.

REV stands for Renewable Energy Vehicle. …

Technology-to-Market Summer Scholars
February 25, 2013 – 6:30 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to transformational energy technology research and development. ARPA-E’s mission is to:

Enhance U.S. economic security by identifying technologies with the potential …

EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations
February 22, 2013 – 6:23 pm | No Comment

(Environmental Protection Agency)   New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that …

Muscatine Students Win Fuel the Future Contest
February 1, 2013 – 7:53 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The winners of the 3rd Annual High School Renewable Fuels Video Contest hail from Muscatine, Iowa and wow are they clever. Alli Burns, Ana Arzate and Sariah Garrido of Muscatine took …

Last Call for Student Biofuels Campaign Ad
December 19, 2012 – 2:38 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  This could be you at your video premier of your biofuels campaign ad debuted during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s 7th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show being held on January …

Algal Scientific Corporation Takes Home $500,000 Cash Grand Prize at the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
November 27, 2012 – 6:59 pm | No Comment

More than $1 Million in cash and prizes was awarded last evening at the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition in downtown Detroit, with Algal Scientific Corporation taking home the $500,000 cash grand prize. Last evening’s …

Students Rock Ethanol
November 7, 2012 – 7:06 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  High school senior Jason Girouard from Brimfield, Massachusetts has won the Ethanol Rocks video contest sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association. Girouard was awarded $1,500. Freshman Emily Yue from Gilford, Connecticut and …

Scholarships, Poster Session at 2013 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo DEADLINE: November 26, 2012
October 18, 2012 – 8:14 am | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board)  Members of the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the 2013 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Feb. 4-7 in Las Vegas.

Students can also share research by submitting an …

Fuel Freedom Foundation Announces Video Competition Winners
October 2, 2012 – 4:51 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Fuel Freedom Foundation has announced the winners of its first college video competition. The winning films are short segments produced by Chapman University Dodge College of Film and …

Student Program at the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit February 25-27 National Harbor, MD
October 1, 2012 – 9:01 pm | No Comment
Student Program at the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit   February 25-27     National Harbor, MD

The 2013 Summit Student Program presents a unique opportunity for student energy leaders to engage with policymakers, entrepreneurs, and scientists, hear real-world perspectives on working in the energy field, and gain exposure to companies and …

ABS Celebrates Young Algae Researchers and ASP Veterans
September 28, 2012 – 8:41 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Six student scientists were presented with the first Young Algae Researcher Awards today in Denver for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering on the final day of the 2012 Algae …

Utah State Dragster Runs on Cheese Waste Biofuel
September 26, 2012 – 8:20 pm | No Comment

A team of engineering students from Utah State University has set a new land speed record using a car that burns a new form of sustainable biofuel made from a waste product of the cheese manufacturing process.

“How many people …

Extramural Research – People, Prosperity and the Planet
September 23, 2012 – 3:53 pm | No Comment

(Environmental Protection Agency)  WHAT IS EPA’s P3 Program? P3 stands for People, Prosperity and the Planet.  Through this EPA program, college students can benefit people, promote prosperity and protect the planet by designing solutions that …

Scholarships Offered for Students to Attend National Ethanol Conference
September 21, 2012 – 11:21 am | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  The Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC)is a great place to learn the ins and outs of the ethanol industry as well as network with key industry experts. That is …

Utah State Team Sets New Speed Record on Waste-Based Biodiesel
September 19, 2012 – 4:03 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)   A team of faculty and students from Utah State University set a land speed record this month in a student-built car run on biodiesel fuel also produced by the …

Colorado Student Awarded $50,000 for Algae Biofuels Study
September 17, 2012 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Seventeen-year-old Sara Volz, of Colorado Springs, CO, has been awarded a $50,000 scholarship for her science project, “Enhancing Algae Biofuels: Investigation of the Environmental and Enzymatic Factors Effecting Algal Lipid Synthesis.” Her …

Middle River Teen Wins Minn. Statewide Biodiesel Essay Contest
September 13, 2012 – 6:48 pm | No Comment

(American Lung Association/Biodiesel Magazine)  Morgan Dahl, a 2012 graduate of Greenbush-Middle River High School, has been named as the first place finisher of the Reuben Youngerberg Memorial Biodiesel Essay Scholarship, an annual scholarship open to …

Airbus Announces Chinese Partnership, Opens Student Competition
September 13, 2012 – 6:44 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  Airbus recently announced a partnership with China-based Tsinghua University to complete a sustainability analysis of potential biojet feedstocks in China and to determine the most effective ways to support the …

Student Makes Fuel From Algae
September 10, 2012 – 11:05 am | No Comment

by Jennifer Marino Walters (Scholastic News)  A Minnesota teen has discovered a way to power trucks and cars with algae

Sixteen-year-old Josh Wolf spends up to 40 hours each week in a portable garage behind his family’s …

Swedish-Kenyan Wins Prize For Kenyan Biofuel Business
September 5, 2012 – 6:21 pm | No Comment

(Ventures-Africa)  A 32-year-old Swedish-Kenyan has won the European-African Entrepreneurship Award for a proposal to covert used cooking oils, widely used in the restaurant industry, into biodiesel.

The awards were held in The Hague in the Netherlands, with nine …

2013 SAE Collegiate Design Series Season Various Dates and Locations March-June 2013
August 20, 2012 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
2013 SAE Collegiate Design Series Season  Various Dates and Locations March-June 2013

The 2013 Collegiate Design Series (CDS) competition schedule, registration fees, maximum number of teams accepted for each event and the registration opening and closing are listed below.

You must read and follow the registration requirements and …

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Team to Use E85 in SAE Competition
August 20, 2012 – 1:48 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder  (DomesticFuel.com)  University racing teams participating in the Formula SAE Collegiate design and performance racing series have the opportunity to develop race cars with alternative fuels. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln team has chosen to compete in the …

Cooking Waste Converted into Biodiesel for Schoolbuses
July 20, 2012 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

by Kan Yean Thoong  (The Star)   TWENTY secondary schools and two universities in Selangor will be participating in the “Environment Assessment Savvy Youths (Easy) Inter-School Used Cooking Oil Collection” programme, which was launched recently.

Fathopes …

Student Finds New Way of Turning Plastic into Biofuel
July 20, 2012 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

by Rasha Dewedar  (SciDev.net)   A method for generating biofuel by breaking down plastics using a low-cost catalyst will be developed further in the United Kingdom next month (16 July).

The process was developed by a sixteen-year-old Egyptian student, Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad, …

Student Biofuels Projects at EnergyPath 2012 Science Fair: From Energy Grasses to Enzyme Fuel Cells with Cellulosic and Biodiesel Research inbetween
June 30, 2012 – 7:32 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  He was dressed like an executive; dark suit, white shirt, tie, and struggling to get a poster board out of the back of an SUV as his mother tried …

University of Cincinnati Collaboration Leads to Biodiesel Research
June 13, 2012 – 12:03 pm | No Comment

by Feoshia Henderson  (SoapboxMedia)  Fueled by a US EPA grant, University of Cincinnati faculty and students are leading an effort to transform cooking grease into biodiesel on a regional scale.

This project is a collaboration among UC, the …

Video: BYU Students Win Formula Hybrid Competition
May 29, 2012 – 6:33 pm | No Comment

(Gas2) … The annual SAE Formula Hybrid competition challenges teams of college engineering students to build fast and efficient hybrid racers. …

BYU’s Hybrid Blue can go from 0-60 mph in just 3 seconds, and it dominated …

EPA Awards More Than $1 Million to College Teams for Innovative Environmental Solutions
April 25, 2012 – 7:10 pm | No Comment

(Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded more than $1 million in grants to 15 university and college teams from across the country who participated in the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design …

Community Trap Grease Biodiesel Project Seeks Additional Funding
April 17, 2012 – 10:27 am | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  A research team investigating the possibility converting trap grease collected from Cincinnati sewer systems into biodiesel will be presenting the initial results of its project at the U.S. EPA’s 2012 …

Algae Instrumentation Manufacturer Launches Scholarship Program
April 13, 2012 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

(Fluid Imaging Technologies)  Fluid Imaging Technologies Supports Biofuel, Nutraceutical Research Worldwide

Yarmouth, ME: Laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies, Yarmouth, Maine (www.fluidimaging.com) has launched a scholarship program offering students up to $1,000.00 per year for up to …

Lights, Camera, Contest! NCGA Prepares for New Ethanol Education Competition
April 12, 2012 – 12:48 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association)   Young ethanol enthusiasts and aspiring actors alike should start shoring up scripts and collecting cameras to create entries for a new video contest created by the National Corn Growers Association’s …

Students Show off Their Clean Snowmobiles
March 8, 2012 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

by Gabrielle Mays  (Upper Michigan’s Source)  For the past seven months, hundreds of students from all over North America have been working hard on their innovative designs for the Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

Students take a production built …

Algae Competition Announces Finalists
March 8, 2012 – 2:49 pm | No Comment

Algae Competition assembled distinguished jurors from diverse backgrounds to evaluate entries in three tracks of the competition: landscape design, production systems and food development. From the many competitive and deserving entries, these entries were selected …

AZeotropy 2012 March 3-4 Mumbai, India
March 2, 2012 – 1:55 pm | No Comment
AZeotropy 2012  March 3-4   Mumbai, India

We are glad to invite you to one of the largest Chemical Engineering Students’ Festival, AZeotropy 2012, organised by the Chemical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (IIT-B).

More than 3000 students visit from Chemistry …

2012 Reuben Youngerberg Memorial Biodiesel Essay Scholarship
February 2, 2012 – 11:57 am | No Comment

(American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest)  This scholarship is open to all Minnesota high school seniors. It is given in memory of Reuben Youngerberg, and in honor of his son, Mike Youngerberg, senior director of …

University of Washington Students to Design Ultra-Efficient Hybrid Powered by Biodiesel
January 25, 2012 – 2:57 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  …The latest iteration of the program, EcoCAR2, kicked off in mid-2011. A total of 16 teams were selected to participate in the current competition co-sponsored by General Motors Corp. Over …