DOE awards UA-led team $8M for biofuel

DOE awards UA-led team $8M for biofuel

The University of Arizona (UA) is the lead institution for the Regional Algal Feedstock Testbed, or RAFT, partnership, which was recently awarded $8 million over four years by the Department of Energy…

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Randy Ryan, Assistant Director at the Agriculture Experment Station of the University of Arizona, explains how his program is exploring algae cultivation techniques to accelerate the development of successful commercial algae farms in the state…

Outing the “cheaters” of the algae world

Outing the “cheaters” of the algae world

Biologists in the University of Arizona’s department of ecology and evolutionary biology have discovered what they consider “cheating” on the part of single-celled algae. “There are cheaters out there that…

Co-author of NRC’s Algal Biofuel Sustainability Report Clarifies

Joel Cuello, a professor in the University of Arizona department of agricultural and biosystems engineering, and co-author of the recently released National Research Council report on algal sustainability…

UA Researches Algae Growth Optimization

UA Researches Algae Growth Optimization

In a collaborative research effort between several departments, scientists and engineers at the University of Arizona are studying ways to optimize the environmental factors to control the rate…