UIUC Algae Biofuels

Interdisciplinary Research Development in Algae Biomass, Biofuels, and Bioproducts
Focal Point

Goals
The objectives of our Focal Point initiative are to:

  1. Conduct a series of seminars on the topic of algae biomass, biofuels, and bioproducts that will initiate cross-disciplinary dialog for graduate students and faculty on research themes that integrate the multi-faceted campus resources and seed relationships with strategic partner institutions
  2. Conduct an international workshop aimed at developing new international research projects
  3. Contribute to the development of new multi-disciplinary graduate course materials on the topic of algal biomass, biofuels, and bioproducts that will provide a vision and practical edge to our students