ASU wins $1Mil DOE algae research grant

ASU wins $1Mil DOE algae research grant

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Arizona State University (ASU) a three-year, $1 million grant to fund the Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Capture and Membrane Delivery project aimed at enabling more large-scale cultivation of microalgae. ASU engineer Dr. Bruce Rittmann and physicist Dr. Klaus Lackner…

Young students share algae research at ASU

Young students share algae research at ASU

The Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI) opened to the public recently to provide an overview of how algae are and can be used for a variety of products, from fuel to food. In addition to AzCATI displays and demonstrations related to algae-based or derived products, several local students…

Heliae, Schott and ASU partner on next-gen algae technology

Heliae, Schott and ASU partner on next-gen algae technology

Heliae, SCHOTT North America and Arizona State University (ASU) have announced a partnership to bring Heliae’s algae production technology to ASU’s algae testbed facility. Through the partnership…

ATP3 announces next training intensive

The DOE-funded Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) has announced their next training workshop Feb. 24-28 at the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation at Arizona State University…

DoE reps discuss algae-based fuels

U.S. Department of Energy representatives gathered at Arizona State University Nov. 19-20 to discuss affordable, scalable and sustainable algae-based fuels with stakeholders in the field…

Arizona students unite for algae research

Arizona students unite for algae research

Students and researchers from the three major public universities across Arizona have joined forces to maximize the use of one of Arizona’s natural resources: algae…

HEPI partners with ASU and ATP3 for high-value molecules

Arizona State University algae researchers at the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI) and the ASU-led Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3)…

Algae meets art in Arizona

Algae meets art in Arizona

Arizona State University student Phillip Carrier is using algae as inspiration for an art installation project as a Master of Fine Arts student from the Herberger Institute School of Art. Carrier will blend art and science together throughout two summer semesters…

National algae testbed kicks off at ASU

National algae testbed kicks off at ASU

Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) members from across the U.S. gathered at the Arizona State University Polytechnic campus April 15-18 for their national kickoff meetings…

ASU to Lead National Algae Testbed

ASU to Lead National Algae Testbed

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the Arizona State University led Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) for a $15M award for its Advancements in Sustainable Algal Production opportunity…

Fluid Imaging Sells Flowcam to ASU for Algae Research

Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. of Yarmouth, Maine, has announced that Arizona State University’s (ASU) Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI) has purchased a FlowCAM® imaging…

ASU Algae Researchers Link Cell Wall Degradation to CO2

ASU Algae Researchers Link Cell Wall Degradation to CO2

A research team from the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has developed a process that reprograms photosynthetic microbes to secrete lipids, making byproduct recovery and conversion to biofuels…

ASU Scores $1 Million Grant to Study Algal Culture Crashes

The hazard of predator contamination is so great that sustainable cultivation of many algal crops, in particular oil-producing algal strains on a large-scale, has not been feasible for many growers…

A.I.M. Interview: ASU’s Dr. Qiang Hu

A.I.M. Interview: ASU’s Dr. Qiang Hu

When a guy like Mark Edwards says, “He is the smartest guy I know,” I have to pay attention. “Who is the smartest guy you know?” I ask him. “Yes,” he says. “Hu is the smartest guy I know”…

Science Foundation Arizona and ASU Start Algae R&D Center

Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and Arizona State University (ASU) on have announced the creation of a world-class center dedicated to researching and bringing to fruition “green” technologies using algae…