The economic promise of locally produced biofuels relies on new technologies, and Chris Beatty, the president of Trillium FiberFuels, will discuss that promise and the technologies needed to realize it at 6 p.m. Monday during Science Pub at the Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St.
Beatty will be joined in the discussion by Vince Remcho, a professor of chemistry at Oregon State University’s College of Science.
Trillium Fiberfuels is a local startup company with connections to OSU that is working on techniques to generate ethanol from agricultural waste products. The company already has found promising by-products that complement its interests and accomplishments in the cellulosic ethanol business.
The event is free, but space is limited.