3rd generation biofuel production from micro-algae

Teacher in charge: Prof. Giorgio Mario Giacometti

 

Highlights:

  • Biodiesel production from unicellular algae
  • Study of relationship between photosynthesis and lipids production in algae
  • Improvement of light use efficiency in algae cultivated in photobioreactors
  • Genetic optimization of photosynthetic apparatus for algae cultivation
  • Biological hydrogen production