College of Engineering • Iowa State University

Biochar Topic of Web Seminar by Iowa State Student


October 31, 2014    
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Type

Matt Kieffer, a graduate student in mechanical engineering at Iowa State, is presenting a web seminar, “BioChar and Beyond,” on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, 10 a.m. It’s aimed at anyone interested in bioenergy and renewable energy, including extension educators, professors, state agencies, federal personnel, teachers, college students, and bioenergy industry personnel. It’s part of the The Bioenergy Friday Web Seminar series, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension and farm energy community of practice.

Kieffer’s studies focus on bioenergy. He, along with two fellow Iowa State students, have started a biorenewable business. Kieffer will discuss biochar, which is created during the conversion of biomass into fuels and chemicals, from production to end product and its uses and applications worldwide. His company, ARTI, an be found online at

How to connect

  • Begin connecting five minutes prior to the start time.
  • At the meeting time, copy and paste this URL into your browser to enter the meeting:
  • You will find a login page. Choose “Enter as a Guest” and submit your name, and business or institution and click “Enter Room.” The audio portion of the meeting will come through your computer speakers.
  • Any time before the meeting you can visit the following URL to confirm your ability to connect: