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Kurt Rosentrater
Executive Director at Distillers Grains Technology Council


Kurt Rosentrater is the Executive Director of the Distillers Grains Technology Council.  He is also an Associate Professor in the Departments of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University.  He is actively pursuing a research program to improve the sustainability of biofuel, grain, feed, food, and agricultural-based systems.  He is developing sustainable, economical co-products and value-added products, such as enhanced feeds, foods, biofuels, bioplastics, biocomposites, industrial intermediates, and ingredients.  A key component to these efforts is life cycle assessment and techno-economic analysis in order to understand and improve environmental impacts as well as reduce costs.