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The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Bioprose blog is a key resource for scientific information on the U.S. bioeconomy. The blog posts will provide technical knowledge that shows how BETO sustainably develops biofuels and bioproducts; they will also communicate how researchers are making progress in enhancing U.S. energy security and competitive advantage. Read posts from some of bioenergy’s most innovative experts!

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Importance of Advanced Aviation Fuels Provides Catalyst for New Government Working Group
Bioprose Blog: Interagency efforts highlight significance of advanced aviation fuels to the bioeconomy
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NREL's Catalysis Research Team Boosts Efficiency for the Production of High-Octane Gasoline and Jet Fuel from Biomass
Bioprose Blog: Techno-economic analysis leads to a market-responsive biorefinery concept
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Strain Improvements Keep Algae Ponds Growing Strong
Bioprose Blog: New LANL research enables quick detection of algae pond problems and streamlines screening of potential biofuel-producing algae candida
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New Foams Made Entirely from Algae Could Support Your Next Yoga Mat, Skateboard, or Mattress
Bioprose Blog: New flow chemistry methods from UCSD enable 100% renewable foam made from algae feedstocks.
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Bioeconomy 2020 – Everything You Need to Know!
Bioprose Blog: On July 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office will host its annual conference—Bioeconomy 2020.
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Positive Results Achieved from NREL's Use of Industry-Relevant Ozone Treatment to Deconstruct Biomass
Bioprose Blog: NREL researchers showed several cost-saving benefits by using a common pulp and paper industry method to breakdown biomass.
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Scientists Develop Plant-Based Materials to Grow Nation’s Bioeconomy
Bioprose Blog: ORNL scientists researched the complexities of lignin structure to develop new bioadvantaged materials.
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Algae Education and the Future of the Bioeconomy
Bioprose Blog: Learn how the Algae Technology Educational Consortium leads the way toward educating the next generation of bioeconomy professionals.
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ABPDU Celebrates Successes and its 50th Industry Partner
Bioprose Blog: The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley Nationa
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Run, Forest, Run—with Biomass
Bioprose Blog: Forests—acres upon acres of fragrant trees huddled closely together, a paradise for hikers, campers, and wildlife alike.
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Meet Our Bloggers

Jonathan Male
Former Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office
Valerie Sarisky-Reed
Deputy Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office
Daniel B. Fishman
Technology Manager, Advanced Algal Systems
Ian Rowe
Technology Manager, Conversion Research and Development
Christy Sterner
Technology Manager, Advanced Algal Systems
Zia Abdullah
Laboratory Program Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Dr. Asanga Padmaperuma
Senior Research Chemist, Energy Processes and Materials Division at Pacific Northwest National Lab
Tim Theiss
Laboratory Relationship Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Meltem Urgun-Demirtas
Laboratory Relationship Manager, Argonne National Laboratory
J. Richard Hess
Laboratory Relationship Manager, Idaho National Laboratory
Amanda Barry
R&D Manager for the Molecular and Microbiology Department, Sandia National Labs
Babetta (Babs) L. Marrone
Former Laboratory Relationship Manager for BETO programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Katy Christiansen
Strategic Programs Development and Implementation manager at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Sheila Van Cuyk
Laboratory Relationship Manager for BETO Programs at Los Los Alamos National Laboratory
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