The Arizona Solar Summit brings people and organizations together to advance the solar energy industry on a national and regional scale. The Summit launched the building of a network designed to address specific challenges that, if met, will propel Arizona to national prominence in the solar energy market. The third Arizona Solar Summit took place on October 9 & 10, 2012. Visit the website for more information and to get involved at www.azsolarsummit.org.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities on February 11, 2013 to interact with Dr. George Crabtree, Distinguished Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory. ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a technical talk and a lecture where Dr. Crabtree will be addressing the challenge of electricity storage and an outlook of the next fifty years in energy.
2013 Conference (April 11-12, 2013): This is a student-focused conference exploring renewable energy research activities at both universities in solar fuels, solar electric, and energy policy. The conference will feature student talks and poster presentations, representing the broad range of activities on both campuses. This year's event will take place in Tucson at the University of Arizona campus.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities to engage with Dr. Mahesh Morjaria, Vice President in Global Grid Integration at First Solar. ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a technical talk and lecture where Dr. Morjaria will be addressing the development and integration of utility scale PV technology and its transition as a mainstream power source.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities to interact with Dr. Robert Bankenship, Lucille P. Markey Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences at Washington University at St. Louis, Missouri and Director of the Washington University Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC). ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a seminar and a panel discussion where Dr. Blankenship will be addressing the first step in biological solar conversion and the future of bioenergy.
Milt Sommerfeld and Qiang Hu think of algae as one of the most useful substances in existence. And they think about it every day. In fact, they have an entire laboratory dedicated to the study of algae. The Laboratory for Algae Research & Biotechnology (LARB) is located in Mesa at ASU’s
The Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI), located at ASU’s Polytechnic Campus in Mesa, serves as a hub for research, testing, and commercialization of algae-based products. These include biofuels, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and other algae biomass coproducts. The center also serves as a learning environment for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
AzCATI provides service for algal strain selection and improvement. The facility is capable of collection. screening, selecting and characterizing naturally occurring and genetically engineered algal strains for various commercial applications
With more research and incentives, we can break our dependence on oil with biofuels...instead of subsidizing yesterday’s energy, let’s invest in tomorrow’s...
Microbial conversion of biomass begins with hydrolysis and fermentation to make products that are convertible to the useful output. We accelerate the first steps using biomass pre-treatment.