A note from the Algae Foundation Board President, Dr. Ira "Ike" Levine, about how you can best be heard. Greetings All, Please allow me to introduce the Department of Energy BETO’s Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-00002413: Understanding Workforce-Development Assets and Gaps for Technical and Non-Technical Bioenergy Workforce Preparation. This RFI is targeting three separate stakeholder groups: Category 1: … Continue reading The Department of Energy wants to hear from you!
How the Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC) is leading the way when it comes to educating the next generation of bioeconomy professionals. The Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC) is a collaboration between the Algae Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that sees a future that embraces algae as an essential solution for a sustainable and healthy … Continue reading Algae Education and the Future of Bioeconomy
It's time to introduce another member of our #ATEC team! Luke Spangenburg is the Director of Santa Fe Community College's Innovation Center and Biofuels Center of Excellence. The Biofuels Center of Excellence houses the Algae Cultivation, Biofuels and Water Treatment programs while The Innovation Center hosts commercialization partnerships in food, water, energy, biotech and manufacturing with local … Continue reading ATEC Team Spotlight: Luke Spangenburg
ATEC Announces Algae Cultivation Extension Short-course (ACES): Part 2: Microalgae Now Available! This FREE Algae Cultivation Extension Short-course (ACES) is the extension/outreach component of the Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC). Part 1 covered Macroalgae and Part 2 covers Microalgae. The microalgae for aquaculture course is an online compendium of videos and online lectures chosen to … Continue reading ACES: Part 2: Microalgae
Let's meet Dr. Philip T Pienkos, a member of the ATEC team and the Algae Foundation board. Dr. Pienkos earned his B.S. in Honors Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin. He is currently Strategic Project Lead in the National Bioenergy Center at the National … Continue reading ATEC Team Spotlight
The ATEC team is comprised of seventeen members based throughout the United States who collectively have more than 100 years in algal-based education, research, and commercial experience. Let’s get to know them! First up? Dr. Jake Nalley. Jake is the Director of Agronomy at Qualitas Health, a Texas-based nutrition and supplements company. He manages the … Continue reading ATEC Team Spotlight