Events

This is a list of past Iowa NSF EPSCoR events from 2012 to 2016.

See events by area: Energy Policy Workshops | Energy Policy Seminars | Education

National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University

Link to National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University October 19, 2016, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sukup Atrium, Iowa ...
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Black & Brown Male Empowerment Symposium

Iowa NSF EPSCoR supports the Black & Brown Male Empowerment Symposium through Broader Impacts Leader Sriram Sundararajan. The symposium will ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Perry, IA Solar Fair

Link to Imagine Energy Traveler at Perry, IA Solar Fair September 10, 2016 ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Fairfield, IA Solar Fair

Imagine Energy Traveler at Fairfield, IA Solar Fair August 20, 2016 ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Mt. Pleasant Access Energy Coop Annual Dinner

Imagine Energy Traveler at Mt. Pleasant Access Energy Coop Annual Dinner August 4, 2016 ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Amani Elobeid

1124 Biorenewables Research Laboratory, Iowa State University 12:00 pm, Mar. 11, 2014 Amani Elobeid, scientist at Iowa State University's Center for ...
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Energy Institute: Teaching Energy as a Crosscutting Concept Using NGSS Science and Engineering Practices

July 7, July 15, July 19, August 3, August 18, 2016 This course will emphasize the relationships and interactions of ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Parade

Imagine Energy Traveler at Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Parade 3-5 p.m., July 2, 2016 ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at West Liberty Muscatine Co. Fair Parade

Imagine Energy Traveler at West Liberty Muscatine Co. Fair Parade July 12 ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at North Liberty Blues & BBQ

Imagine Energy Traveler at North Liberty Blues & BBQ July 9, 2016 ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Annual All-Hands Meeting

Monday, July 25, 2016 The meeting will be a celebration of our work as the Iowa NSF EPSCoR grant draws ...
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Knowledge on Tap: Healthcare Gamechangers: A Click Away

Knowledge on Tap: Healthcare Gamechangers - A Click Away (PDF) June 8, 7-8 p.m., Torrent Brewing, Ames, IA Feed your ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Grinnell Summerfest

Imagine Energy Traveler at Grinnell Summerfest June 11, 2016 ...
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Imagine Energy Traveler at Davenport Radish Healthy Living Fest

Imagine Energy Traveler at Davenport Radish Healthy Living Fest 1-8 p.m. June 18, 2016 ...
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Iowa’s Drinking Water: Could Flint Happen Here?

Iowa Events Center - HyVee Hall, Des Moines, IA June 17, 2016, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. This symposium, part ...
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Engineering a Greener Future: Biorenewables and Energy Workshop for Elementary Teachers

June 27 - July 1, 2016 Iowa State University (ISU) is offering elementary school teachers the opportunity to participate in ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers

June 27 - July 15 and July 28, 2016 Iowa State University (ISU) is offering middle school science teachers the ...
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Research Experiences for Teachers

June 13 - July 29, 2016 To provide teachers with research experiences and on-going relationships with career scientists that will enable ...
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“Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Location of Air Polluters”

"Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Location of Air Polluters" (PDF) James Monogan May 12, 2:00 p.m., Ross ...
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Building Envelope Commissioning (BECx) Train the Trainer Workshop

May 9-12, 2016 Reiman Gardens - Hunziker House Ames, IA May 13, 2016 Site visits: Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, ...
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Iowa Governor Signs Renewable Chemical Tax Credit Bill

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has signed a tax credit bill aimed at accelerating development of biorenewable chemicals in the state ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: The Pass-Through of RIN Prices to Wholesale and Retail Fuels Under the Renewable Fuel Standard

James H. Stock Harvard University April 4, 2016 3:40 - 5:00 p.m. Curtiss Hall 0013, Iowa State University This presentation ...
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Biorenewables Art Competition Reception

Biorenewables Art Competition, Apr. 22, 2016 Earth Day 2016 Apr. 22, 2016 (Friday) 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (program around 4:15) Biorenewables ...
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Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair

Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair Nathan Parker Arizona State University March 2, 2016, 3:40-5:00 | ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Yu Wang

Noon - 1:00 p.m., March 9, 2016 | View streaming video replay 1124 BRL Iowa State University Impacts of the ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Hotelling Under Pressure

Soren Anderson Michigan State University March 25, 2016 | View streaming video replay. Noon-1:20 1306 Elings, Iowa State University We ...
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“Get Energized, Iowa!” Tools of Change Webinar

February 2, 2016, 11 a.m. - noon, CST. Jack and Carole Yates will discuss their successful year-long energy reduction competition ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Amanda Raster

Noon - 1:00 p.m., February 8, 2016 1124 BRL, Iowa State University China: An Emerging Market for Fuel Ethanol In ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Perspectives on Advanced Manufacturing and the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

S. Jack Hu University of Michigan February 15, 2016 | Watch streaming video replay Noon - 1:00 p.m., lunch provided ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Sebastien Pouliot

Noon - 1:00 p.m., February 17, 2016 | Watch streaming video replay 1124 BRL, Iowa State University Feasability of Meeting ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Mark Wright

Noon - 1:00 p.m., January 20, 2016 | View streaming video replay 1124 BRL, Iowa State University Learning rates: Fundamentals ...
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Lecture: Will Biorenewable Resources Contribute Toward a Low Carbon Future?

Robert Brown, BEI Director Jan. 22, 2016, 4:10 p.m. 1414 Molecular Biology Building Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology Dept. Seminar ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Qi Dang

Noon-1:00, December 4, 2015 1124 BRL, Iowa State University Ultra-low Carbon Emissions from Coal-fired Power Plants through Bio-oil Co-firing and ...
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Biorenewables Research Poster Symposium

Biorenewables Research Poster Symposium (PDF) Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 2:15-4:15 Sukup Atrium, Iowa State University Iowa State graduate and undergraduate ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Chao Li

Noon-1:00, November 4, 2015 1124 BRL, Iowa State University Can corn stover alone meet the cellulosic mandate? An optimal pricing ...
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tcbiomass2015: Technology for the Bioeconomy

November 2-5, 2015 Westin Chicago River North Join the thermochemical bioenergy community and meet the experts that are shaping the ...
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Interactive Lecture on Campus Diversity

Interactive Lecture on Campus Diversity (PDF) Dr. Delia Saenz, Arizona State University 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 13, ...
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Incorporating Universal Design in Your Classroom – Case Studies, Tools and Techniques

Tuesday, Nov 17th,  2015, 12:30 - 2:30 pm, 2004 Black No cost. Presenters: 12:30 pm: Allison Lombardi, University of Connecticut ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: The Feasibility, Costs, and Environmental Implications of Large-scale Biomass Energy

Niven Winchester Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 3:40-5:00, October 7, 2015 Davidson Room, 1306 Elings Hall, Iowa State University What ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Kenneth Liao

Noon-1:00, October 14, 2015 1306 Elings Hall, Iowa State University Demand for ethanol: Evidence from consumer choice between E85 and ...
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Panel Discussion: How We Can Achieve an International Treaty on Climate Change

7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 15, 2015 Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University "Iowa State's Challenge for Paris" - Ryan ...
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Workshop on Building an Institutional Framework for Faculty Success

October 14-15, 2015 Hilton Orrington, Evaston, Illinois Early registration (before September 18, 2015) is $175. Registration after September 18, 2015, ...
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Panel: An Overview of Universal Design for Learning in Higher Ed (Part 1)

3:10-5:00, Monday, October 19, 2015 2019 Morrill Hall, Iowa State University Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to ...
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STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create Opportunities in Rural Iowa

Monday, October 19, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sheraton Hotel, 210 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City, IA (Dean Ballroom, Lower ...
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National Bioenergy Day @ Iowa State University

Noon - 4:00, October 21, 2015 Sukup Atrium, Iowa State University Iowa State University is participating in the 3rd annual ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: California’s Innovative Policies to Fight Climate Change

Anthy Alexiades California Air Resources Board Noon-1:20, October 21, 2015 1344 Howe Hall, Iowa State University California has among the ...
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Seminar: Biomass Sorghum Markets and Variety Development

Dr. Becky Arundale, Global Product Development Manager at NexSteppe Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 9:00 a.m., Room 2104A Agronomy Hall Dr ...
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Engaging Persons with Disabilities at Iowa State University

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pioneer Room, Memorial Union Persons with disabilities are severely underrepresented in ...
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ICTM-ISTS Math & Science Conference

Valley High, Des Moines 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., September 21, 2015 The annual Iowa ICTM-ISTS conference for STEM teachers ...
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Wind Energy Industry Symposium

Applied Sciences Complex II, Room 267 (auditorium), Iowa State University Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 Perspectives from industry, government, and academia ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Second-Generation Ethanol and Columbian Biofuel

Carlos Grateron and Luis Enrique Prado USDA Foreign Ag Services Cochran Fellows 3:40-5:00, September 30, 2015 Davidson Room, 1306 Elings ...
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UI Biomass Fuel Project Field Day

Hawkeye Commuter Lot, University of Iowa 9:00 - noon, August 25, 2015 The University of Iowa and Repreve Renewables would ...
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Perennial Bioenergy Grasses to be Featured at Two Rivers COOP Field Day

Winfield Answer Plot, East of Pella on Adams/250th St., near Hwy 163, Exit 44 9:00 a.m. August 24, 2015 Area ...
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See C6 BioFarm at the Iowa State Fair

Varied Industries Building Thursday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Aug. 23, 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. The C6 BioFarm Booth at ...
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Creating a Biorenewable Product in the Middle School Classroom

Creating a Biorenewable Product in the Middle School Classroom Iowa NSF EPSCoR invited middle school educators to a free workshop ...
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Iowa EPSCoR Annual All-Hands Meeting

July 27-28 Kirkwood Community College All Iowa EPSCoR faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend. Iowa EPSCoR Annual All-Hands ...
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Iowa Community Solar Webinar

Iowa Community Solar Webinar (PDF) Wed. July 29, 12-1 p.m. Webinar and presentations by the UNI Center for Energy & ...
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5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels & Bioproducts

June 7-10, 2015 San Diego, CA The 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts provides direct interaction for ...
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Tall Grass Prairie Workshop

May 14-15, 2015 This workshop is designed to help you integrate sustainability into a course that you are teaching or ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Costs and Benefits of Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction and Exports: Life Cycle GHGs, Air Emissions and Road Impacts

Constantine Samaras Carnegie Mellon University May 4 2015 - Rescheduled from February 2015 The increased availability of economically recoverable U.S ...
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Mass Production of Biomass Refineries Workshop

May 11-12, 2015 Broomfield, CO A two-day workshop will bring together experts in the mass production of biomass processing facilities ...
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2015 Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference

2015 Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference May 28-29, 2015 This conference will provide a forum for researchers in all ...
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Research Experiences for High School Teachers

Applications are still being accepted for the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) RET program. The program provides teachers with the ...
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University of Northern Iowa STEM summer camps

As part of Iowa NSF EPSCoR’s goal of engaging students at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), ...
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Junior Scientists Experience at the Honey Creek Interlock House

The Junior Scientists Experience will include an in-depth Interlock House tour, followed by an activity geared for kids 8 and ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Is performance regulation based on life cycle assessment feasible?

Richard Plevin UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies April 6, 2015 3:40-5:00, 1306 Elings Hall, Davidson room, Iowa State Several ...
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Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory: From Benchtop to Proof of Concept

The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Michigan State University is continuing our webinar series “Innovations in ...
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Iowa Energy Center Speaker Series: Marilyn Brown

Thursday, April 16, 11:00-noon, reception and lunch to follow. Cardinal Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University Green Savings: How Policies ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Leilei Zhang

1124 BRL, Iowa State University 12:00 p.m., April 15, 2015 | View streaming video replay View slides from the workshop ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts

Katharine Hayhoe Texas Tech University April 21, 2015 3:40-5:00, 1306 Elings Hall, Davidson room, Iowa State "We basically have three ...
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Biorenewables Earth Day Art Competition Reception

Biorenewables Research Laboratory (BRL) Lobby April 22, 4-5:30 (program at 4:15) Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Land-use changes through 2050: Highlights from a global agro-economic model comparison

Dominique van der Mensbrugghe Purdue University March 9, 2015 12:00-1:20, 1306 Elings Hall, Davidson room, Iowa State The growing concerns ...
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Using Field Measurements, Numerical Simulation and Visualization to Improve Utility-Scale Wind Farm Power Forecasts

Dr. Eugene Takle, Iowa State University Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2-3:00 3041 Coover Hall, webinar access Description: This presentation will ...
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Energy Cultures in the Age of the Anthropocene

March 5-7, 2015 University of Iowa, Iowa City The Obermann Humanities Symposium presents Energy Cultures in the Age of the ...
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Workshop: Building A Successful Interdisciplinary Research Team

March 2015 Iowa State University This workshop will help participants understand the issues that they need to prepare and plan ...
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CAREER Grant Writing Workshop

March 11, 2015 3-5:00 p.m. Memorial Union Cardinal Room, Iowa State University Panel Presentation:  Jeramy Ashlock, Levi Stanley, Javier Vela-Becerra, ...
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Panel discussion of UI and ISU Power Projects

1242 Howe Hall, Iowa State University 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., March 25, 2015 View streaming video replay Update of UI ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: The Challenge of Creating a Low-Carbon Economy in the Age of Natural Gas

Roger Aines Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory February 19, 2015 12:30-1:15, Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall, Iowa State ...
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The Midwest Bio-Economy and Safer Products Summit: Regional Innovations Solving Global Problems

February 18-19, 2015 Pohlad Hall (2nd Level) Minneapolis Central Library, downtown Minneapolis The Midwest Bioeconomy and Safer Product Summit will ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Prospects for Biofuels in a Changing Environment: Flexible-fuel Vehicle Adoption and the Impact on US Biofuel Market

Sheldon (Xiaodong) Du, University of Wisconsin-Madison December 4, 2014 3:40 - 5:00 p.m. Davidson Room, 1306 Elings Hall, Iowa State ...
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Bioeconomy Institute Seminar: Gregg T. Bekham | Lignin valorization via depolymerization, biological funneling, and chemical catalysis

Bioeconomy Institute Seminar: Gregg T. Bekham | Lignin valorization via depolymerization, biological funneling, and chemical catalysis (PDF) Dec. 16, 2014, ...
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Iowa Learning Farms Webinar: Biomass Fuel Project

December 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m. This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 11:30 a.m ...
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IEDA Webinar: Optimizing the value of organic streams via biogas

December 17, 2014, 1-2:00 p.m. Learn more about the Iowa Biogas Assessment Model (IBAM), an economic analysis tool integrated with ...
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Biorenewables Poster Symposium

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Sukup Atrium in the Biorenewables Complex, Iowa State University Featuring student posters ...
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Biorenewables Bash

BRL and BCRF, Iowa State University November 12, 10:00 a.m. - noon Iowa State students enrolled in Integrated Studio Arts/Integrated ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Deung-Yong Heo

1124 BRL, Iowa State University 12:00 p.m., November 17, 2014 Effects of a Carbon Tax and Wind Power Penetration on ...
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Electric Power and Energy Systems Seminar: Industry trends and progress made towards optimization and grid reliability in energy market management systems

Sankaran Rajagopal, Siemens Smart Grid Solutions November 18, 2014 1:10 p.m. 3043 Coover Hall, Iowa State University Contents of the ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Research Shines at Thermochemical Conference

Many Iowa NSF EPSCoR students and researchers reached an international audience for their work at TCS2014: Symposium on Thermal and ...
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RIN Academy 2014 Educates a Broad Audience

What are RINs and what do they have to do with fuel policy? Iowa NSF EPSCoR bioenergy platform leader, Robert ...
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Iowa State Students Collaborate at C6 BioFarm Hackathon

Six students studiously stared at computers for eight hours October 4 during the C6 BioFarm Hackathon, which was held to ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Reaches Out to K-12 Math and Science Teachers

More than 500 Iowa math and science teachers gathered in Iowa State University’s Scheman Building for the 2014 Iowa Council ...
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Symposium Explores Renewable Energy

A two-day symposium at the University of Iowa explored a wide range of renewable energy topics. “Meeting the Renewable Energy ...
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C6 BioFarm Hackathon

Saturday, October 4, 2014 434 Design, Iowa State University Are you interested in improving your resume, winning cash prizes, and ...
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Write Winning Grant Proposals Workshop

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. October 7, 2014 Sunroom, Memorial Union, Iowa State University In this workshop, the emphasis will ...
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Film Screening – Dirty Business: “Clean Coal” and the Battle for Our Energy Future

7-9:00 p.m. October 8, 2014 Shambaugh Auditorium, University of Iowa Main Library In the digital age, half of our electricity ...
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7th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

7th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference October 7-8, 2014 Grand River Center, Port of Dubuque, Iowa Hosted by the City ...
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Renewable Energy Symposium: Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge

October 15-16, 2014 IMU Main Lounge, University of Iowa The University of Iowa Public Policy Center will be presenting a ...
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The National Science Foundation – Emerging Opportunities and Suggestions for Submitting a Competitive Grant Proposal

10-11:00 a.m. October 20, 2014 Ensminger, Kildee Hall, Iowa State University This workshop is targeted toward junior researchers who wish ...
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Open Access Research and Digital Repository

6:30 p.m. October 21, 2014 Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University ISU’s Library Staff Harrison Inefuku and Emma Molls, ...
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Iowa Energy Center Bioenergy Presentation: Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers on the Road to Commercialization

Iowa Energy Center Bioenergy Presentation: Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers on the Road to Commercialization Speaker: Jim Spaeth, Bioenergy Demonstration ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Jonathan McFadden

1124 BRL, Iowa State University 12:00 p.m., October 30, 2014 Climate Change and US Corn Yields Unmitigated climate change may ...
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Bioenergy Friday Web Seminar: BioChar and Beyond

10:00 a.m., October 31, 2014 Matt Kieffer is a student at Iowa State University who, along with fellow ISU students ...
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Central Iowa Grand Opening of Imagine Energy Traveler Set for Science Center of Iowa

The Imagine Energy Traveler, a renewable energy demonstration platform funded by Iowa NSF EPSCoR and outfitted by Van Meter Inc ...
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Obtaining Reliable Phenomenological Chemical Kinetic Models for Real-World Applications

Alan Burnham, Chief Technology Officer, American Shale Oil, LLC (AMSO) September 5, 3:10 p.m. 1304 Howe Hall ...
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tcs2014: Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products

September 2-5, 2014 Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center, Denver, CO Join us for tcs2014, a biofuels conference that focuses ...
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Bio-Renewables Field Day: University of Iowa Miscanthus Plot, Dan Black Farm

September 10, 2014 3590 Highway 1 SW, Iowa City, Iowa Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), along with the University of Iowa ...
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Department of Defense Research Funding: Opportunities, Research Funding and Risk Analysis

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. September 12, 2014 Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall, Iowa State University This workshop will explore the various ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Firm behaviour and emissions under emission intensity regulation: Evidence from Alberta’s Specified Gas Emitters Regulation

Deepak Rajagopal, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, ...
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2014 RIN Academy

September 16, 2014 Embassy Suites, Des Moines, IA The RIN Academy was established in 2013 to address the complex and ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: John Beghin

12:00 p.m. September 25, 2014 1124 BRL Iowa State University The impact of a potential US-EU free trade agreement on ...
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2014 Extension Energy and Environment Summit

September 23-25, 2014 Iowa State University The 2014 National Bioenergy and Environment Summit will provide a forum for the exchange of biorenewables ...
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The Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Agricultural Sustainability and Soil Science

The Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Agricultural Sustainability and Soil Science September 30, 2014 Great Hall, Memorial Union, Iowa State University Communicating ...
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Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey | Telling Our Story: The Future of Iowa’s Farm Families

7:00 p.m., September 30, 2014 Dolezal Auditorium, Room 0127, Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey ...
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Iowa EPSCoR Researchers Learn About Broader Impacts

The National Science Foundation reviews each research proposal with two criteria in mind – what is the intellectual merit of ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Pilots Phase Two of Messaging Workshop

After the 2014 Iowa NSF EPSCoR Annual All-Hands 2014 meeting, some Iowa NSF EPSCoR faculty and administrators stuck around Iowa ...
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Workshop Focuses on Hybrid Processing of Biomass

Denver, Colorado, is known to some as the home of the Denver Broncos, Rocky mountains, and micro-breweries, but for two days ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Collaborates with CenUSA Bioenergy

Superhero C6, biochar, and Iowa State Professor of mechanical engineering Robert Brown. What do these three things have in common? ...
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WindSTEP: Pilot Camp Takes Off in Iowa City

A new Iowa NSF EPSCoR summer day camp, modeled after a retired National Science Foundation program, was introduced to the ...
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Summer Pre-Engineering Camp Attendance Booms Under New Infrastructure

For six weeks, University of Iowa engineering classrooms became robot battlegrounds and obstacle courses for nearly 130 kids participating in ...
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Government Officials Take Biofuels Tour

A group of about twenty young governmental aides squinted in the sunshine and stared up at the giant grasses surrounding ...
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UI Diversity Workshop Sees Nationwide Participation

The University of Arizona, U.S. Army Research Office, Tennessee State University and NASA were just a few of the institutions ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Represents at the Iowa State Fair

Food on a stick, the grandstand, livestock, and the Iowa State Fair Queen are what people typically think of at ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR and IWEA at the Iowa State Fair

August 9, 2014 Iowa State Fair 4-H Building Iowa NSF EPSCoR broader impacts team member Pat Higby has partnered with ...
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STEM Workshop Transforms Iowa Teachers Into Medical Detectives

This summer, a group of Iowa middle school teachers abandoned the books and became crime scene investigators, learning techniques and ...
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CEO Stresses STEM Workforce Development in Iowa

While educational institutions across the country put an emphasis on STEM instruction, one company CEO says there is more to ...
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Creating a Passion for STEM in Elementary Students

Reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic are often what people think of when elementary schools cross their mind. However, the Biorenewables Workshop ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Annual Meeting Poster Competition Winners Announced

"Out of an excellent show, it was just picking the aces," explained Iowa NSF EPSCoR Annual All-Hands Meeting Poster Competition judge ...
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Iowa EPSCoR Annual All-Hands Meeting

Scheman Building, Iowa State University July 21-22, 2014 All Iowa EPSCoR faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend our ...
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Middle School Biorenewable Workshop

July 16-17, 2014 North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, Iowa Middle school teachers can learn about "Creating a Biorenewable ...
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Biorenewables Workshop for Elementary Teachers

July 7 - July 11, 2014 Parkview Middle School, Ames, Iowa The FOSS modules “Chemical Interactions”, “Weather and Water” and ...
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Fourth Iowa State University Summer Symposium on Science Communication: Normative Aspects of Science Communication

Ames, Iowa June 5-7 2014 This workshop continues the discussion of science communication ethics opened in previous events. While the ...
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Black Youth Achieving Excellence: WindSTEP (Wind STEM Talent Expansion Program)

Center for Diversity and Enrichment/EPSCoR Summer Camp June 23 - 27, 2014 8th-9th grade African American Youth. Contact: Karla Alvarez, ...
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EPSCoR Energy Summer Institute

University of Iowa, Iowa City June 23 - July 4 4th through 12th grade science and technology teachers interested in ...
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Research Experiences for High School Teachers

June 9 - July 25, 2014 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa A seven-week summer professional development program which provides teachers ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers

July 7 - July 25, 2014 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Middle school science teachers have the opportunity to participate ...
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Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Core Training at University of Iowa and Iowa State University

University of Iowa 301 Communications Center Contact: Kandy Munson. June 22 - June 27   PLTW Gateway: Medical Detectives (MD) July ...
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Summer 2014 Pre-Engineering Day Camps

June 16 - August 1, variable University of Iowa College of Engineering University of Iowa, Iowa City Pre-engineering Day Camps, ...
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Science of Energy Library

June 3 - August 31, 2014 Various Locations in Iowa Pre-K through High School students are invited to library programs ...
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Art Competition Reception Brings Research Areas Together

If you visit Iowa State’s Biorenewables Research Laboratory (BRL) you may be surprised by the quality and quantity of art ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Quantifying Intensive and Extensive Margin Adaptation Responses to Climate Change: A Study of California’s Residential Electricity Consumption

Maximilian Auffhammer, UC-Berkeley May 5, 2014, 3:40-5:00 p.m. 1344 Howe Hall Increased demand for cooling and decreased demand for heating ...
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High Voltage Direct Current Transmission: Applications to Large Scale Wind Integration

Wayne Galli April 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. 2055 Hoover, Iowa State University The old has become new again. Over 100 ...
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Energy Policy Seminar | Life Cycle Assessment: A Tool to Inform Energy Policy

Paul Adler, USDA-ARS, University Park, PA April 10, 2014, 3:40-5:00 p.m. 0013 Curtiss Hall Estimating the carbon intensity of biofuel production ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Electricity Market Design and the Green Agenda

William Hogan, Harvard April 24, 2014, 3:40-5:00 p.m. 0013 Curtiss Hall The challenge of the Green agenda, to address climate ...
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Student Work Shows Well at Wind Power Conference

The 7th Annual Iowa Wind Power Conference, hosted by the Iowa Wind Energy Association (IWEA), featured and honored work from ...
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Iowa Energy Center Speaker Series Ron Binz | The New Energy Future: Meaningful Regulation for Iowa

Iowa Utilities Board Building, Des Moines 1-2 pm. March 25, 2014 Ron Binz, a nationally-recognized expert in renewable energy regulation ...
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Energy Policy Seminar: Co-firing in coal power plants and its impact on biomass feedstock availability

March 24, 2014, 3:40-5:00 1344 Howe Hall, Iowa State University Several states have a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and allow ...
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Bioenergy Seminar | Christopher Yohn: Growing the World’s Fuel at Sapphire Energy

1242 Howe Hall, Iowa State University 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 27, 2014 Sapphire Energy, Inc. is developing an end-to-end process to ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Lizhi Wang

Potential Competition for Biomass between Biopower and Biofuel under RPS and RFS2 1124 Biorenewables Research Laboratory, Iowa State University 12:00 ...
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CenUSA Webinar | Richard Perrin : Switchgrass Economics: Production Cost and Market Value

10:00 a.m. February 19, 2014 Richard Perrin, Jim Roberts College Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln ...
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Bioenergy Friday Web Seminar | Bruce Babcock : Anticipated Impacts of RFS 2014 Volumes on U.S. Corn and Soybean Prices

11:00 a.m. February 28, 2014 Bioenergy Friday Web Seminars provide expert analysis and interpretation of bioenergy and renewable energy topics ...
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5th Annual Symposium on Sustainability: Celebrating Our STARS, Charting our Course and the 3rd Annual Sustainapalooza

February 24-25, Iowa State Memorial Union The year 2014 celebrates the sixth year of Iowa State University's Live Green! initiative ...
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Watershed Workshop Considers Perennial Bioenergy Crops

Iowa NSF EPSCoR co-sponsored “Enhancing Mississippi Watershed Ecosystems with Perennial Bioenergy Crops,” a workshop held concurrently with the fall meeting ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Shares its Story with Legislators

Researchers from University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, and Iowa State University met with a group of legislators Jan ...
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Hawkeye Lunch and Learn | P. Barry Butler – Wind Energy: Past, Present, and Future

UI John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center (JMPEC), 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines 12:00-1:00 p.m., Jan. 28, 2014 Butler's talk ...
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Energy Policy Workshop: Guiping Hu

Guiping Hu : Biofuel Supply Chain and Bottom-up Market Equilibrium Model for Production and Policy Analysis 1124 Biorenewables Research Laboratory, ...
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FLARE Hosts Biofuels Workshop for Community College Faculty

A biofuels workshop for community college faculty will be held at the Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm April 26, ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers to be Held

Iowa NSF EPSCoR, in conjunction with the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) and Iowa State University, will host a Summer ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Researchers Hosting 2nd Annual Hybrid Processing Symposium

Iowa State University’s Hybrid Processing group of Zhiyou Wen, Laura Jarboe, and Zhanyou Chi are hosting the 2nd Annual Hybrid Processing ...
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