Students address biorenewable issues

Students Address Biorenewable Issues


Thomas Oren, a senior in agronomy and psychology, and Spencer Klocke, a senior in agricultural systems technology, explain their poster on the "Challenges of Xylose in Cellulosic Biofuels." Tom Brumm, interim director agricultural and biosystems engineering, teaches technology systems management 325. Download Larger Image

Students in the technology systems management 325 class discussed their posters, which addressed biorenewable issues. The posters and presentations were graded as a final exam for the course. Download Larger Image


Students in technology systems management 325 class were assigned the task of identifying a biorenewable problem or issue and proposing a solution. Students presented their solutions at a poster session on Dec. 13. The posters were judged by Tom Brumm, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering. The multidisciplinary class included students from the College of Agriculture and Life Science, Business, Engineering, Design and Liberal Arts and Sciences.