algae blooms

Michael Mallin

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Research Professor, Center for Marine Science

October 15, 2009

Pollution into fuel: putting algae to use

J. Emmett Duffy

Emmett Duffy (2006) is co-leading an initiative to develop algae-based biofuel; the effort aims to create energy from renewable resources while attacking pollution. With $3 million from universities and energy corporations, the researchers are seeking methods to create algal biofuel on an industrial scale. Read the DailyPress news article and watch WVEC media coverage.