UIUC Algae Biofuels

Research

Algae Development

Algae Experiments

Algae Experiments

Algae Experiments

Algae Cultivation with Adsorbants
NeoChloris System
Algae Cultivation in HTL wastewater

Algae growth with adsorbants for enhanced nutrient utilization

Algae growth under a pressurized carbon dioxide environment to increase growth rates
Nitrogen uptake by algae and toxicity from hydrothermal liquefaction wastewater

Algae Experiments

Algae Experiments

Algae Experiments

AlgaeWheel System
Membrane Photobioreactor
Ultrasonic Cavitation

Continuous algae cultivation in swine farm wastewater

Membrane filtration to retain algal biomass, with activated carbon adsorption
Algal cell disruption by high-frequency cavitation for lipid extraction

Anaerobic Digestion

Algae Experiments
Algae Experiments

Bioaugmentation
Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor

Bioculture selection and implementation to enhance hydrolysis and acid production

Membrane filtration for high solids retention, with bioaugmentation


Hydrothermal Conversion of Biomass

Algae Experiments
Algae Experiments
Hydrothermal Liquefaction
Hydrothermal Catalytic Gasification

Conversion of biomass into crude oil, with different feedstock mixtures and reaction conditions

Conversion of biomass into methane and hydrogen gas, with novel in-situ catalyst regeneration