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Grant Allen, Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

Research area:

Alternative Fuels

Specialty focus areas:

Biofuels and Biomaterials from Waste; Microalgae Biorefinery


Biological conversion of wastewaters into fuel via anaerobic processes. Bioconversion and extraction of wastes into materials including bipolymers, biosurfactants, adhesives and activated carbon. .... Development of a biofilm bioreactor and downstream extraction to convert carbon dioxide, sunlight and waste nutrients into microalgae for fuels and chemicals.

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