Posted: April 13, 2017
Katrina Cornish, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials, has been appointed to an independent federal panel responsible for advising the Biomass Research and Development Initiative. A collaboration between the Energy and Agriculture departments, the initiative is focused on refining various types of feedstocks and crops into next-generation biofuels or bio-based chemicals and products. In her new role, Cornish hopes to bring more attention—and more funding—to research on alternative crops that could be used as biofuels. Read more.