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Bike Walk Drive SMART is a campaign to increase safety through respect. This presentation will explain how respect plays a role in daily interactions between cyclists, pedestrians, and drivers and how safety can be improved through simple behavioral changes.
|A recent construction project will pipe liquid nitrogen directly to labs in Spedding Hall, eliminating the need for hauling large dewars around. But the project also unearthed a bit of campus history.|
|The May 1991 Insider highlighted Ames Lab's first-ever Regional High School Science Bowl and featured T-shirts with a skate-boarding Albert Einstein as "Another Dude for Science." Ten teams competed for the title which went to Des Moines' Lincoln High School. See what else was happening back in 1991.|
10:00am: Meet, greet and eat
10:30am – 11:30am: Presentations
- Confessions of a career safety professional. What 27 years of compliance has taught me about safety and people.
Presented by Bill Diesslin, Associate Director, Iowa State University, Environmental Health and Safety
Biomass holds great promise as a petroleum replacement, but unlocking its true potential remains a puzzle. A group of researchers at Iowa State University and the U.S Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory hope to develop the pieces of that puzzle to create a clearer picture of what takes place within a plant and how that applies to its downstream uses as biomass. (5/11/2016)
Des Moines Register business - ag, environment, energy reporter Donnelle Eller wrote a story about Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's appearance Friday morning in Des Moines for a public forum on energy policies, electric markets and the grid. Moniz talked about ethanol, wind and other aspects of energy policy.
Ames Tribune staff writer Austin Harrington sat down with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Friday to talk about energy in Iowa and the role of Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University in helping addresses energy needs in both the state and the nation. Moniz was in Ames on May 6 for the dedication of the new Sensitive Instrument Facility and was also the speaker for Iowa State University's commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7.