Media Contacts

The media contact list contains the main contact for the Biopolymers & Biocomposites Research Team and a list of faculty team members organized by area of expertise.

Main Contact

David Grewell, Chairperson
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
(515) 294-2036
dgrewell@iastate.edu


Faculty Contacts by Area of Expertise

Biobased Plastics, Films, and Coatings

David Grewell, Chairperson
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
(515) 294-2036
dgrewell@iastate.edu

Michael Kessler
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
(515) 294-3101
mkessler@iastate.edu


Composites

Michael Kessler
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
(515) 294-3101
mkessler@iastate.edu


Feasibility Studies

David Grewell, Chairperson
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
(515) 294-2036
dgrewell@iastate.edu


Mechanical Testing

David Grewell, Chairperson
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
(515) 294-2036
dgrewell@iastate.edu

Michael Kessler
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
(515) 294-3101
mkessler@iastate.edu


Product Design and Customer Acceptance

Erin MacDonald
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
(515) 294-3298
erinmacd@iastate.edu


Design and Use of Biopolymers & Biocomposites

David Grewell, Chairperson
Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
(515) 294-2036
dgrewell@iastate.edu

Chris Martin
Associate Professor, Art and Design
(515) 294-1639
dgrewell@iastate.edu

Mikesch Muecke
Associate Professor, Art and Design
(515) 294-8786
dgrewell@iastate.edu

David Ringholz
Associate Professor, Art and Design
(515) 294-0454
dgrewell@iastate.edu