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Research Topics:

• Selection and genetic improvement of native oleaginous microalgae.

• Optimization of culture parameters for biodiesel production in selected strains.

• Study of metabolic pathways for lipid production in microalgae.

• Design, implementation, optimization and scaling of photo-bioreactors.

• Biodiesel and biohydrogen production from microalgae.

• Bioethanol and biogas production from macroalgae.

• CO2 mitigation by microalgae culture.

• Use of subproducts from algal biofuel production process under the biorefinery model.

• Design and prediction of economical models for algal biofuels.

 

Researchers:

Ph.D. Patricia Gómez Vergara.

Ph.D. Cristian Agurto Muñoz.

Ph.D. Jaime Rodríguez Gutiérrez.

Ph.D. David Contreras Pérez.

Ph.D. Regis Teixeira Mendonça.

 

Projects and Publications

 



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