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CIBER Exchange Presentations


CIBER, Center for Innovative Biomaterial Education and Research, is a multidisciplinary program focused developing biomaterials from renewable resources and educating the public and other scientists and engineers on the needs, opportunities, issues, benefits, and issues surrounding biomass conversion.

Objectives of the program include web-learning modules and an exchange program with universities in Europe, Canada and the Far East. Where students/postdoctorals and professors/scientists will conduct research and give seminars on current research.

Research conducted within the center surrounds three main areas: 1) Oxidation of pulp fibers 2) Development of novel chemical building blocks from biomass 3) Bioconversion of lignin for production of chemicals.

Blog: NSF Exchange Program to Portugal - Students Blog as they travel

Center for Innovative Biomaterial Education and Research Supplemental IREE Program: Crosslinked Cellulosic Whiskers

Center for Innovative Biomaterial Education and Research (CIBER)
By Nan Jiang, Lee Goetz, Sheldon May, Nibedita Sanyal, Alison Buchan, Rob Anderson, Joseph J. Bozell and Arthur J Ragauskas, NSF PFI Workshop (2008)

July 2009 - Performance for Innovation / CIBER Exchange

A Student's Perspective by Matyas Kosa

Quantum Cascade Laser Based Trace Gas Sensors

Towards Bridging the Gap from the Benchtop to Electronic Devices: Manipulating the Self-Assembly of Conjugated Polymers

Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech

Characterization of LignoBoost lignin to predict possible utilization

GFP: Research Presentation

Structural Studies of Photosystem II: Electron Crystallography & Characterization of a Novel Chromophore

CIBER The Sustainable Forest BioRefinery

CIBER Sustainable Modified Cellulosics: Micron to Nano

CIBER Sustainability Presentation at Faculdade de Ciencias de Saude Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilha, Portugal

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June 2007 - Performance for Innovation / CIBER Exchange

Introduction to Georgia Tech

USA Pinus Taeda vs. Portuguese Eucalyptus Globulus.

Lignocellulosic Fiber Engineering by A.J. Ragauskas

Nanocellulose Studies by A.J. Ragauskas

Biorefinery Research by A.J. Ragauskas

Biosynthesis of Bio-friendly Polymers

Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels

Center for Innovatove Biomaterials Eucation and Research Supplemental IREE Program


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