Wisconsin engineer honored for ongoing innovation http://news.wisc.edu/22387 News stories from the University of Wisconsin-Madison en-us Wisconsin engineer honored for ongoing innovation Corn may be a dietary staple for humans and animals around the world, but in Jim Dumesic's eyes, the plant "waste" left after the harvest holds even more potential as a renewable bio-based source of fuels and important chemicals. On Dec. 10, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named Dumesic, the Steenbock professor and Michel Boudart professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, among 143 leading innovators elected to its 2013 class of fellows. Renee Meiller meiller@engr.wisc.edu 2013-12-10T16:34:00-00:00 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:34:00 GMT http://news.wisc.edu/22387 http://news.wisc.edu/22387