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'Where are they now?' A feature update on CEBC alumnus Arely Torres

Friday, June 22, 2018

Former CEBC graduate student and postdoctoral researcher, Arely Torres, is now part of an ADM-DuPont project team developing a new pilot facility to make bio-based plastic from corn.

http://www.farmfutures.com/business/agri-giants-launch-pilot-facility-make-bio-based-plastic-corn

Arely earned her PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas in 2014. Her research at the CEBC with Prof. RV Chaudri focused on catalysis and kinetic modeling of chemical systems, especially those related to the production of valuable products from biomass sources.  

Because of CEBC's longstanding partnership with Archer Daniels Midland, Arely was accepted as a postdoctoral researcher at the CEBC on a collaborative project with ADM.  She was later hired as a permanent employee at ADM and now works in Decatur, Illinois.    



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