Energy Research at the University of Washington

Bioenergy

Energy from or enabled by living organisms

James Carothers

Energy Research Area: Designing synthetic biological systems to produce renewable chemicals and fuels

Record last updated on October 1st 2014 PDT.

Jihui Yang

Energy Research Area: Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Record last updated on October 24th 2011 PDT.

Rose Ann Cattolico

Energy Research Area: Biochemical, molecular and ecological analysis of phototosynthetic algae. Emphasis on chloroplast evolution, photosynthetic processes, and harmful algal bloom formation, population diversity, lipid biogenesis and biofuel production.

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

John Leigh

Energy Research Area: Hydrogen and methane production by methanogenic Archaea

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

Thomas G. Spiro

Energy Research Area: Solar hydrogen production using molecular photocatalysts

Record last updated on November 29th 2011 PDT.

Renata Bura

Energy Research Area: Fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass and bioconversion natural products of into biofuels(bioethanol and biodiesel) and biochemicals (sugar alcohols, glycols).

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

Soo-Hyung Kim

Energy Research Area: Physiology and ecology of energy crops

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

Caroline (Carrie) Harwood

Energy Research Area: Bacteria for bioenergy: hydrogen gas production.

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

Amy Shen

Energy Research Area: Microreactors for biomasss to biofuel conversion; Nanoporous materials for energy application; large-scale energy storage

Record last updated on November 29th 2011 PDT.

Richard Gustafson

Energy Research Area: Advanced Biofuels and Co-Products from Mixed Feedstocks

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PDT.

Sharon L. Doty

Energy Research Area: Characterization of novel microbial strains for biofuel production, development of optimized biomass, and the use of symbiotic microorganisms for enhanced plant growth in a sustainable manner.

Record last updated on October 9th 2013 PDT.

David Baker

Energy Research Area: Design of proteins for fuel-cell catalysis, Solar hydrogen production and nanopatterning of materials.

Record last updated on June 19th 2012 PDT.

Daniel T. Schwartz

Energy Research Area: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. education and research training program to work on tribal energy projects. Development of microfluidic tools needed to characterize how changes to fuel cell materials impact their ability to transport water without flooding.

Record last updated on October 21st 2014 PDT.

Mary E. Lidstrom

Energy Research Area: Focus on metabolic engineering of pathways in bacteria for metabolizing one-carbon compounds, using synthetic biology and systems biology approaches. Three projects in the laboratory involve the generation of liquid fuels from bacteria using renewable feedstocks.

Record last updated on February 28th 2013 PDT.