Scientists in the chemical engineering department at the University of Michigan are working to create an effective method for converting microalgae to liquid fuels. Phil Savage is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University. His research focus is on energy production from renewable resources, developing novel processes for converting biomass to hydrogen, methane, and liquid transportation fuels.

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