May 11, 2010

Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop

 

2010 Video Presentations

 

Watch the presentations from the 2010 Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop. Each video can be viewed using QuickTime.

Overview of Biopolymers and Biocomposites
David Grewell, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

 

Green Composites:Where Are We Now and Where We Are Headed
Anil Netravali
, Professor, Fiber Science Program, Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University

 

Creative Composites, Ltd
Craig Shore
, President, Creative Composites, Ltd

 

Blends of Zein and Soy Plastics
David Grewell, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

 

Collaboration is Key to Advance Biopolymer Market Opportunities
Dan Sawyer
, Director, Asia-Pacific, NatureWorks LLC

 

Going Green – Understanding Biobased and Biodegradability Concepts and Looking Out for “Green Washing” Claims
Ramani Narayan
, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University

 

Microstructure of Zein-based Bioplastics
Graciela W. Padua
, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

 

Ultrasonic Cutting of Biodegradable Polylactic acid (PLA) Films
Sophie Morneau
, Manager, Plastics Joining Laboratory & ATG Customer Service, Branson Ultrasonics

 

Iowa State University's Entry into the Solar Decathlon Competition
Mikesch Muecke
, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Iowa State University

 

MCG BioComposites, LLC
Sam McCord,
President and CEO, MCG BioComposites, LLC