Learn more from Robert Brown on what the public should better understand about corn-based ethanol, the future potential for biofuels to positively impact the environment and how ISU research leads the way in putting agriculture to work for energy and biobased products. Brown is the Iowa Farm Bureau Director of ISU's Bioeconomy Institute, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering, the Gary and Donna Hoover Chair in Mechanical Engineering and director of ISU's Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies.
Brown answers common questions about ethanol production in this PDF, including its effect on food prices and the environment.
Bioeconomy Institute Virtual Tour
A brief video overview of ISU facilities and capabilities.
Iowa State Making a Difference: Biorenewable Fuels, Materials and Chemicals
Iowa State is a national leader in the emerging bioeconomy, including the first-in-the-nation BioCentury Research Farm. Watch a Big 12 Higher Education video on how ISU is home to the next generation of biorenewables and biorefineries for the future.