Our project mission is to build a sustainable bio-economy for arid regions to improve quality of life in rural communities and Native Nations.
SBAR Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Wins Award!
VeeAnder Mealing, a Civil & Environmental Engineering PhD student at Mines was awarded the top prize in the poster competition at the The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) XVIII Conference held in Fort Collins, Colorado. VeeAnder presented her research on the environmental footprint of guar agriculture, and her work seeks to improve guar feedstock sustainability.
2019 SBAR Annual Retreat
The 2019 SBAR Annual Retreat will take place in September at the University of Arizona in Tucson. This year’s SBAR Retreat will be in collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops, who will be hosting their annual meeting in Tucson in the days just prior to our Retreat.