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NW Biodiesel Network Monthly Education Forum

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Seattle Phinney Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States

Sustainable Fuel Research at Washington State University

Some of the most innovative research in the world is happening at Washington State University. WSU is leading the way in sustainable fuel research that will profoundly impact the way we live. Their research, ranging from diverse biomass feedstock for biofuels to diverse transportation and other end uses, will drive innovation in the areas of agriculture, clean tech, and engineering.

The NW Biodiesel Network is pleased to present John Gardner, Ph.D., Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs at Washington State University, who will share with us the innovative work being conducted at WSU, including areas of bio-crop; bio-mass to bio-fuel; and bio-fuel to clean electrical power.

Learn what is happening at WSU and get your questions answered! 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Seattle Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle WA 98103. Cost is Free. Information at www.nwbiodiesel.org/.

About Our Speaker
John Gardner, Ph.D.
Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs
Washington State University,
John Gardner is the Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs at Washington State University, a position created to align strategies for engagement with alumni and friends of WSU, donors, government, and the public and private sectors. His work on the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest steering committee and with Farm to Fly to develop alternative bio jet fuel has linked commercial outcomes with WSU’s research in the areas of agriculture, clean tech and engineering. To continue his passion for sustainable business practices, Gardner will take up the position of Dean at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute in July. Gardner is a native of the Kansas City area where he earned degrees in agriculture and agronomy at Kansas State University, and a PhD at the University of Nebraska in plant physiology.

Location

Seattle Phinney Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States