Welcome


12th Annual Southern BioProducts and Renewable Energy Conference

September 17-18, 2013

Harrah's
Tunica, MS


Student Poster Competition

poster winners

From left to right: is Dr. Sumesh Arora, Dr. Randy Rousseau (MBREC President), Ms. Lillian Salerno, Jason Street (Second Place Poster Winner), Farhad Masum (First Place Poster Winner), Mr. Robert Thompson (MBREC Board Member), and Joseph Linton. Not pictured: Katrina Knauer, Third Place Poster winner.

First place poster prize: $350
Second place poster prize: $200
Third place poster prize: $100

Student Posters

A SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK DESIGN MODEL FOR BIOMASS CO-FIRING IN COAL FIRED POWER PLANTS
Md Sadekuzzaman Roni, Mississippi State University

DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF MULTIPRODUCT BIOREFINERIES
Aryan Geraili, Louisiana State University

EVALUATION OF WOODY AND HERBACEOUS BIOMASS FEEDSTOCK CROPS FOR MIDWESTERN US FLOODPLAINS
Sougata Bardhan, University of Missouri

IMPACT OF DIFFERENT CARBON REGULATORY POLICIES IN BIOFUELS SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK UNDER UNCERTAINTY
Mohammad Marufuzzaman, Mississippi State University

LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS OF CELLULOSIC BIOENERGY OF AGROFORESTRY SYSTEM IN MISSISSIPPI ALLUVIAL VALLEY
Farad Masum, University of Arkansas

PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF BIOENERGY SWITCHGRASS AND CORN IN SOILS OF VARYING DEPTHS IN CENTRAL MISSOURI
Sougata Bardhan, University of Missouri

PROCESS DESIGN AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF A GAS-TO-LIQUID PLANT WITH ASPEN PLUS USING A WOOD BIOMASS FEEDSTOCK
Jason Street, Mississippi State University

SURFACE AND INTERFACIAL BEHAVIOR OF SEMI-RIGID AND RIGID ROD POLYMERS: NEW INSIGHTS INTO SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS
Katrina Knauer, University of Southern Mississippi

UPGRADING OF PRETREATED BIO-OIL BY DIRECT HYDROCRACKING IN A CONTINUOUS PACKED BED FLOW REACTOR
Divya Reddy Parapati, Mississippi State University


Poster Competition Guidelines

  • Size of poster board is 40" by 60"
  • Poster content and quality of visual presentation being among the important criteria for the judging process
  • Poster are judged by the conference attendees using a ballot system
  • Student posters must be set up between 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. September 17, 2013. Poster session is during the afternoon break Tuesday, September 17 and during breakfast the morning of Wednesday, September 18
  • Awards presentation will be held during luncheon Wednesday, September 18. Winners may be asked to make a short (less than 5 minute) presentation
  • Deadline to submit poster information for inclusion in the conference: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
  • No tape is to be used. Tacks need to be provided by the student
  • Easels and poster boards will be provided by the Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council

Interested students should fax or email your name and poster title to Robert Thompson at 601-266-6178 or robert.thomspson@usm.edu.

Please support the Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council's initiative by attending this conference and presenting a poster.