A.I.M.’s 2014 Year in Review—Part 3

2014 was a year of change, a year of innovation, a year of growth. Here are some of the most encouraging developments. Most anticipated research results: The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB) final report – it’s big and covers a lot of territory. Most interesting related technology… [Read the full story]

A.I.M. Interview: NAABB’s José Olivares

José Olivares is a busy man. Not only the founder and kingpin of the NAABB 3-year DOE-backed consortium to ring out the potential of algal biofuel production, he also recently served as conference chair for…

NAABB Chooses Harvesting and Extraction Technologies

The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB) has selected three harvesting and one extraction technology for Phase II scale up development. The three harvesting technologies include an…

AIM Interview: NAABB’s Dr. José Olivares

As the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts, NAABB, comes to the end of the second year in its three-year lifecycle, it’s looking more and more like Aquatic Species Program: The Next…

AIM Interview: LANL’s Dr. Babetta Marrone and Dr. Jim Coons

Dr. Babetta Marrone and Dr. Jim Coons are in charge of developing the Ultrasonic Algae Biofuel Harvester, as their part of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)’s part of the 3-year NAABB project. Their work in…

A.I.M. Interview: Dr. Richard Sayre

Dr. Richard Sayre keeps his plate full as both the Director of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and as the CTO of the high profile algae startup, Phycal, Inc. Recently, he also co-chaired…

A.I.M. Interview: Cal Poly’s Dr. Tryg Lundquist

As an environmental engineering professor at California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, CA, Dr. Tryg Lundquist researches how wastewater can make algae biofuel and how algae biofuel…

A.I.M. Interview: Eldorado Biofuels’ Paul Laur

The National Alliance for Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB) consortium, the 33-member collaboration of government research laboratories, university labs and private industry, recently announced achieving…