UT, Organic Fuels assigned oil recovery patent

The University of Texas, Austin, and Houston-based Organic Fuels Algae Technologies have been assigned a patent developed by Peter B. Kipp, Frank Seibert, and Rhykka Connelly, for a “non-dispersive…

ATP3’s Next Workshop

ATP3’s Next Workshop

The Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) will open its doors to the algae community from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23 for a hands-on interactive algae workshop on Algal Culture Management and Strain Selection on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus…

Blue-green algae being engineered for nanocellulose

Blue-green algae being engineered for nanocellulose

Genes from the family of bacteria that produce vinegar and Kombucha tea are being engineered by University of Texas at Austin scientists into blue-green algae to produce the “wonder material” nanocellulose…

UT scientists design synthetic trees to secrete algal biofuel

UT scientists design synthetic trees to secrete algal biofuel

Dr. Halil Berberoglu, an assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, is leading a research effort to produce renewable biofuel using solar energy…

GF PBR Collaboration

GF PBR Collaboration

Georg Fischer Piping Systems tells the story of their international collaboration to optimize cultivation of microalgae in photobioreactors, and the build out for one of the largest PBR-based pilot plants in the U.S…

UT Studies Energy Benefits of Algae Fuels

UT Studies Energy Benefits of Algae Fuels

A recent study at the University of Texas at Austin demonstrates that it is theoretically possible to produce about 500 times as much energy from algae fuels as is needed to grow the fuels. However, limited by…

UT Awards Professor to Model Algae Fuel

Venkat Raman, a University of Texas at Austin associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has won a Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty Award to develop…

OpenAlgae Extraction

OpenAlgae Extraction

A look at OpenAlgae’s mobile algae oil extraction system, developed in cooperation with scientists at the University of Texas at Austin…

AlgEternal Technologies Teams with UT and Open Algae

Barry Harrell writes in Statesman.com that Austin-based AlgEternal Technologies, LLC has cut the ribbon on its nearly completed “commercial” facility on the University of Texas at Austin’s J.J. Pickle Research…

U. of Texas at Austin

U. of Texas at Austin

Meet biology experts David Nobles and Malcolm Brown, the talented research team that has developed a possible answer to the green energy revolution through their exciting work with algae…

A.I.M. Interview: Dr. Jerry Brand

A.I.M. Interview: Dr. Jerry Brand

Dr. Jerry Brand, a PhD biologist and photosynthesis researcher, began his association with the UTEX Culture Collection of Algae in 1987, when he performed an extensive survey of the capacity for hydrogen gas production in UTEX strains…