Cindy Barrera-Martinez, PhD Candidate and Fulbright Scholar, won first place in the competitive student colloquium at the American Chemical Society’s International Elastomers Conference held this year in Cleveland Ohio. Her paper presented, Bio-Based Natural Rubber Nanocomposites made from Agro-Industrial Byproducts, earned her top honors.
Our students in the Ecological Engineering Society were featured in the Lantern for their work in bringing a ‘food-to-fork’ concept to campus. They have worked on the garden near the Wexner Center for the Arts on campus to provide fresh ingredients for food prepared at the nearby Heirloom Cafe. For the complete story, click here.
Learn some of the challenges of being a Food Engineer: The Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by DuPont, deepens the dialogue on food security by examining the core issues of food affordability, availability and quality across 105 developed and developing countries. Click here to visit the website and learn more.