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September 2016

Speaker Series: Thomas Gregory

September 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Thomas Gregory Owner/Consultant, Borealis Technology Solutions LLC Part 1:  Technoeconomic analysis applied to chemical processes using renewable feedstocks Renewable feedstocks such as carbohydrates are attracting substantial attention as potentially “greener” raw materials compared to traditional hydrocarbons. The technical and economic challenges facing this developing industry will be highlighted, and will be used to illustrate the principles of technoeconomic analysis of chemical processes.…

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October 2016

Speaker Series: Arend Hintze

October 12, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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  Arend Hintze Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology Michigan State University At the Hintzelab, researchers are studying the evolution of natural and artificial intelligence. They use computational modeling to understand what environments and evolutionary pressures give rise to intelligence, and how cognitive mechanisms evolved. At the same time, they are attempting to bring about Artificial Intelligence by the means of evolution.…

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November 2016

Speaker Series: Brian Winn

November 9, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Brian Winn Associate Professor, Department of Media and Information Director of the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab Michigan State University The mission of the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University is to design innovative prototypes, techniques, and complete games for entertainment and learning and to advance state of the art knowledge about social and individual…

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March 2017

Speaker Series: Yue Qi

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Modeling of the Interface and Interphases in Li-ion Batteries Yue Qi Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Michigan State University Abstract: One of the most significant challenges for current and future lithium ion batteries is the smart structure design at the nanoscale and the control of electron and ion transport at the electrode/electrolyte interface. This issue is further complicated by the…

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April 2017

Speaker Series: Zhiyong Xi

April 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Developing Wolbachia-Based Control Strategies to Block Dengue Virus Transmission in Mosquitoes Zhiyong Xi Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University Director, Sun Yat-sen University–Michigan State University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Diseases.  Read the in-depth story from CNN here... "Inside China's 'mosquito factory' fighting Zika and dengue" Dengue Fever, and associated dengue hemorrhagic fever, is emerging globally…

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May 2017

Lab Bench to Pilot Plant Workshop

May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Join us at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., for a week-long, hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop May 22-26, 2017 You will have the opportunity to learn from the institute's chemical industry veterans... The workshop will familiarize you with the transitional issues encountered in moving a chemical process from the laboratory bench to a chemical plant. It includes: chemical plant equipment,…

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August 2017

Skilled Trades Training Funds: Info Session

August 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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The Skilled Trades Training Funds (STTF) program provides competitive awards for training that leads to increased employee productivity and retention. The grant process is competitive and funds are allocated quickly, so a complete and accurate application is critical. Several STTF informaiton sessions are scheduled throughout the region to help you submit successful applications. One of the sessions will be held on Aug.…

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September 2017

Guarr to Speak to Detroit Electrochemical Society

September 27 @ 5:30 pm EDT
Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 United States
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Tom Guarr

Durable Organic Redox Systems for Practical Energy Storage Applications Tom Guarr, Research Director, MSU Bioeconomy Institute Presentation to the Detroit Section of the Electrochemical Society Abstract: Free radicals get a lot of bad press. They are often blamed for everything from aging to cancer while rarely getting credit for any positive contributions or, for that matter, life itself. Organic Chemistry textbooks continue…

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October 2017

Speaker Series: Rex LaMore

October 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Rex LaMore

Rex LaMore Senior Specialist-Outreach, Urban & Regional Planning Program Director, MSU Center for Community & Economic Development Domicology, The study of policies, practices, and consequences of structural abandonment. In the United States 136 million tons of waste per year, or nearly 40% of all construction/demolition and municipal solid waste, is generated by building related construction, demolition, and renovation projects. Harvard’s Joint Center…

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