In the Media

Mentions of Iowa NSF EPSCoR and its faculty, staff, and students in the general media.


Eller, Donnelle. “Iowa scientists help drive energy transformation.The Des Moines Register. January 11, 2016.


Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest. “Renewable Biofuels and Biochemicals: Cellulosic Ethanol.” November, 2015. Web.

IRFA “2015 Biofuels Tour Special Edition: Day 4.” Greeen Team. September 17, 2015. Web.

“Field Day held.” The Pella Chronicle. September 3, 2015. Print.

Rhinehart, Sarina. “ISU to Launch New Farm App Game.” Ames Tribune. August 31, 2015. Web.

Lewis, Richard and Guerra, Clarity. “Seeing Benefit of Biomass.” IowaNow. University of Iowa. August 27, 2015. Web.

UI Using More Sustainable Energy.” KGAN 2. Sinclair Broadcast Group. August 25, 2015.

O’Leary, Josh. “UI Ramps Up Biofuel Efforts.” Iowa City Press-Citizen. August 26, 2015. Web.

“Summer Camp Promotes STEM.” KGAN News.¬† Sinclair Broadcast Group. July 17, 2015.

Peterson, Abby. “Prairie STRIPS program expands with new grant.” Iowa State University College of Engineering News. May 7, 2015. Web.

Peterson, Abby. “Faculty receive special recognition.” Iowa State University College of Engineering News. April 30, 2015. Web.

Peterson, Abby. “Graduate students present clean energy product at Clean Energy Challenge.” Iowa State University College of Engineering News. April 15, 2015. Web.

Peterson, Abby. “Chemist by trade studies catalyst design in engineering program.” Iowa State University College of Engineering News. January 22, 2015. Web.

Brown, Robert. “Managing carbon like coffee cups.The Hill. March 6, 2015. Web.

Wind Turbines have Positive Effect on Crops.” March 3, 2015. Web.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. February 25, 2015. Web.

Change Agent: Emily Heaton.” Iowa State University News Service. February 17, 2015. Web.

Pioneering Perennials in Iowa Soil.” Biomass Magazine. February 2015. Web.

Uhlenhuth, Karen. “How crop waste could become carbon-negative energy.Midwest Energy News. January 2015. Web.


Peterson, Abby. “Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering chosen for Alexander von Humboldt Research Award.” ISU College of Engineering. 16 December, 2014. Web.

Krapfl, Mike. “Change Agent: Baskar Ganapathysubramanian.” Iowa State University News Release. 11 December, 2014. Web.

Sauer, Heather. “ISU College of Design Students Win Research Poster Awards at Renewable Energy Symposium.” ISU College of Design. 20 October, 2014. Web.

Iowa Energy Center. “2014 Impact Award Recipients.Iowa Energy Center Website. October, 2014. Web.

University awards ceremony is Sept. 22.” Inside Iowa State for faculty and staff. 18 September, 2014. Web.

Kansas State University. “Universities shed light on latest bioenergy developments.Ethanol Producer Magazine. 25 September, 2014. Web.

Lane, Jim. “Digest feedback may help explain INEOS Bio’s high levels of HCN gas.Biofuels Digest. 8 September, 2014. Web.

AP. “Grass to help power University of Iowa campus.KCCI. 11 September, 2014. Web.

Weissmann, Dan. “US sugar policy leaves sour taste for candy makers.” Marketplace Business. 27 August, 2014. Web.

Big12Conference. “Iowa State Academic Minute.” Big 12 Academic Minute Series. 13 August, 2014. (YouTube) Web.

Heaton, Emily. “Miscanthus an Option for Bioenergy.RadioIowa.¬†2 June, 2014. Web

Couch, Julianne. “Universities Lead Effort to Expand Use of Biomass Energy.Sustainable City Network. 19 February, 2014. Web.

Mills, Robert. “BEI’s Euken Addresses Irish Bioenergy Conference.” News Brief. Iowa State Bioeconomy Institute. 18 February, 2014. Web.

Mills, Robert. “Brown Touts Thermochemical Conversion to Ethanol Plant Managers.” News Brief. Iowa State Bioeconomy Institute. 18 February, 2014. Web.

Brown, Robert C. and Tristan Brown. “Why we are producing biofuels.” Opinion Editorial. The Iowa City Gazette. 9 February, 2014. Web.

Krapfl, Mark. “Iowa State engineers upgrade pilot plant for better studies of advanced biofuels.” News Release. Iowa State University News Service. Iowa State University. 27 January, 2014. Web.

Iowa State engineers upgrade pilot plant for better studies of advanced biofuels – Iowa State University Relations

Moninger, Sarah Epstein. “Engineering Opportunities: Faculty member working to boost college’s diversity.” Iowa Now. The University of Iowa. 21 January, 2014. Web.

Gerlock, Grant and Harvest Public Media. “Up Against Blend Wall, Ethanol at a Crossroads.” NPR: Community Radio for Northern Colorado. 20 January, 2014. Web.

“The Register editorial: Iowans should cheer resort’s success.” Des Moines Register. 4 January, 2014. Web.


Jessen, Holly. “CARD report: Altering RFS would have modest effect on corn prices.” Ethanol Producer Magazine. 14 November, 2013. Web.

Stecker, Stephanie. “Experts pitch E85 as a ‘blend wall’ solution.” Governors’ Biofuels Coalition. 15 November, 2013. Web.

Debner, Eric. “New graduate certificate program in energy systems engineering approved, available next spring.” News Release. Iowa State University College of Engineering. Iowa State University. November 7, 2013.

Staker, Jay and Jill Euken. “C6 Featured During Order of the Knoll Annual Dinner.” News Release. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Iowa State University. 10 October 2013.

“Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Series” E-News for Researchers. Iowa State University VP for Research and Economic Development. 1 October 2013. E-Newsletter.

Bruce, Hayley. “University of Iowa and Kirkwood team up for wind measurement project.” The Gazette. 13 September, 2013. Web.

“RIN Academy Speaker: RINS are a “Tax” that can be reduced.” Ecoengineers Compliance News. September 2013. E-Newsletter.

“Happiness is STEM Outreach at the Iowa State Fair.” News Release. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Iowa State University. August 22, 2013.

“Mark Mba Wright featured in Iowa EPSCoR Energy Innovator.” College of Engineering Alumni E-News. Iowa State University. August 2013. Email Newsletter.

“Bioeconomy Institute recognizes student, prepares for upcoming events.” Iowa State University College of Engineering News. 8 August 2013. Web.

“YWCA Wize Girls build, race solar cars.” 1 August 2013. Web.

“Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news.” Iowa Now. 26 July 2013. Web.

“Wang Earns First Place in Iowa EPSCoR Poster Competition.” University of Iowa College of Engineering. 26 July 2013. Web.

“Ratner Receives EPSCoR Leadership Award.” University of Iowa College of Engineering Highlight. 24 July 2013. Web

Lane, Jim. “Save $270M! (and Make Biofuels Feedstocks, er, Feasible, er Now).Biofuels Digest. 7 May 2013. Web.

Mills, Robert. “Iowa NSF EPSCoR | Summer 2013 Research Internship Opportunities.” Bioeconomy Institute. Iowa State University, 10 Feb. 2013. Web.

Bannow, Tara. “Schools putting $20M grant to work: UI hires 2 professors who are studying aspects of wind energy.” Iowa City Press-Citizen¬† 3 Feb 2013. Web.

“Building a Sustainable Future.” Iowa State University. Iowa State University, Jan. 2013. Web.

Krapfl, Mike. “Iowa EPSCoR builds state’s research capacity in renewable energy and energy use.” Iowa State University News Service 28 Jan 2013. Web.


Project Lead The Way Iowa STEM Connections Conference Publication 2012. Print

Iowa STEM Pathways: Bringing Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics toether in the classroom. Iowa Project Lead the Way Fall 2012. Web.

“E-News for Researchers” Iowa State University VP for Research and Economic Development 6 Nov 2012. Web.