JUNE 19-21, 2023

Bio-based Materials, Biofuels, & Cellulose

Biofuels and Bioproducts

Symposium Co-Chairs

Helen ZhaHelen Zha
Assistant Professor

Sean IrelandSean Ireland
VP Business Development

Junyong ZhuJunyong Zhu
Research Engineer

2022 Key Speakers

Helen ZhaProtein-Based Plastics as Next-Gen Renewable Materials: Challenges and Opportunities
Helen Zha
Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rajesh ShendeHydrothermal co-liquefaction of crop residue and plastic waste for sustainable production of oil and hydrochar
Rajesh Shende
Professor, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

This event will include research presentations from researchers from around the world, breakout sessions with industry, government and academic representatives, and a poster session reception. Please submit an abstract describing your research in this area and join us at this important event.


Topics & Application Areas

  • Bio-Based Materials Innovations & Applications
  • Bio-foundry innovations
  • Biofuels
  • Sustainable Composite Materials
  • Conversion of Waste Streams & the Circular Economy
  • Natural Rubber from Domestic Sources
  • Bio-based Materials Applications in Agriculture and Foods
  • Novel Applications in Building Materials, Paints and Coatings
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Bio-Based Product/Processes
  • Other

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Sponsors & Partners
SBIR/STTR Agency Partners