The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted its 2023 Project Peer Review on April 3‒7, 2023. The presentations from the Advanced Algal Systems – Integration session are available to view below. For more information, including a complete schedule, view the 2023 Project Peer Review Agenda.

Advanced Algal Systems – Integration




Technology Area Introduction

Christy Sterner


Overview of Algae Program

Daniel Fishman


Algae Technology Educational Consortium

Cindy Gerk

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Algal Productivity Enhancements by Rapid Screening and Selection of Improved Biomass and Lipid Producing Phototrophs (APEX) EE0008904

Matthew Posewitz

Colorado School of Mines

Optimizing Selection Pressures and Pest Management to Maximize Algal Biomass Yield EE0008902

Alina Corcoran

New Mexico Consortium

Improving the Productivity and Performance of Large-Scale Integrated Algal Systems for Wastewater Treatment and Biofuel Production EE0008905

Lance Schideman

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Decision-Model Supported Algal Cultivation Process Enhancement EE0008906

John McGowen

Arizona State University

Medium Optimization with Recycled Elements (MORE) for Better Biomass

Claire Sanders

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Innovations in Algae Cultivations EE0008903

Dave Hazlebeck

Global Algae Innovations

Production of algae biofuel with CO2 direct air capture EE0009272

Dave Hazlebeck

Global Algae Innovations

ASU’s DAC polymer-enhanced cyanobacterial bioproductivity (AUDACity) EE0009274

Willem Vermaas

Arizona State University

Microalgae Commodities Production with a Direct Air Capture Process EE0009276

John Benemann

MicroBio Engineering, Inc.

ACCESS CARBON - Alkaline Carbon Capture and Expression-Streamlined Spirulina Cultivated in Air for Reliable Bioproducts, Oil, and Nutrition EE0009277

Mark Heinnickel

Lumen Bioscience, Incorporated

Biomolecular Films for Direct Air Capture of CO2 EE0009275

Michael Guarnieri

University of California, San Diego

High pH/High Alkalinity Cultivation for Direct Atmospheric Air Capture and Algae Bioproducts EE0009273

Robin Gerlach

Montana State University

Development of high value bioproducts and enhancement of direct-air capture efficiency with a marine algae biofuel production system EE0009278

Zackary Johnson

Duke University

Combined Algal Processing for the Synthesis of Liquid Oleofuels and Products (CAPSLOC)

Tao Dong

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

HTL Development

Peter Valdez

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Algal biofuels techno-economic analysis

Ryan Davis

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

HTL Model Development

Peter Valdez

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory