USDA-NIFA Supports a Project from Oklahoma State University through the South Central Sun Grant Program

Dr. Hasan Atiyeh, Associate Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK, received a USDA-NIFA Award through the South Central Sun Grant Program’s Regional Limited Competitive Grants Program to conduct a study on “Engineering Biocatalysts Consortium for Efficient Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass and Greenhouse Gas Mixture to Fuels and Chemicals”. Read More

USDA NIFA Grants Center Project to Expand GLADIS for Modeling Next Generation Bioproduct and Bioenergy Market Logistics

Dr. Michael Buser, Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK, received a USDA-NIFA Center grant through the South Central Sun Grant Program to develop a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform using Geospatial Logistics and Agricultural Decision Integration System (GLADIS), a system developed at OSU, which can generate economic Read More

IEA Bioenergy Webinar (May 8th)– ‘Biofuels for the Marine Sector: New opportunities and new challenges’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) invites you to participate in an international webinar entitled, “Biofuels for the Marine Sector: New Opportunities and New Challenges,” presented by Claus Felby, Professor of Biomass and Bioenergy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The webinar will give an overview of the maritime transportation sector, including fuel Read More

OSU Bioeconomy and Sustainability Expo (April 4, 2018)

Come join us for some fun and educational activities at the Student Union Plaza, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK on April 4, 2018. Hear from student organizations, community partners, and businesses about sustainability and bio-preferred products on campus, and what we can do to keep America’s greatest campus green and clean! EXPO Event Flyer

Optimization, Upscaling, and Economic Feasibility of GBTL Technology

Fast pyrolysis is a promising technology for the production of liquid fuels or bio-oil through thermal decomposition of biomass or municipal solid waste in the absence of oxygen. Bio-oil can be converted into hydrocarbons and has potential application in the transportation sector. However, converting bio-oil into usable fuels and chemicals remains a challenge. Bio-oil cannot Read More

Joanna Quiah Participates in Year-Long CABLE Leadership Training

United States Department of Agriculture funded a new project to create a nationwide organization of universities to train future bioeconomy workforce. The project- Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE) is led by the Ohio State University in partnership with 20 other colleges and universities including Oklahoma State University (OSU). The goal of the project Read More


We’re uniting organizations across the country that support bioenergy. On October 18, 2017, participating organizations will open their doors to their communities to demonstrate the many benefits that bioenergy provides on the local level. To learn more, click here.

National Bioenergy Day 2017

During its fifth annual National Bioenergy Day on Oct. 18, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE) will celebrate bioenergy, a form of renewable energy derived from biomass—organic material—that can be used to produce transportation fuels, products, heat, and electricity. This is an opportunity to showcase bioenergy facilities and the bioenergy supply chain around the United Read More

Then and Now: 120 Bioeconomy Pioneers Look at Yesterday, Today, Inspirations and Challenges (Re-post from Biofuels Digest, July 27, 2017)

Four simple questions and such a variety of response as you might expect from the unusual collection of engineers, biologists, marketeers, customers, financiers, policy leaders, advanced R&D specialists, mathematicians, advocates and watchful critics that make up the advanced bioeconomy. Where were you on July 27, 2007? Where are you now? What inspires you? What do Read More