OB58 Hydrothermal Catalytic Production of Liquid Fuels from Algae

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 1:30 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Phillip E. Savage and Peigao Duan, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
This talk will provide recent results from our lab concerning the hydrothermal, catalytic conversion of wet algal biomass into crude bio-oil and upgraded bio-oil.  Catalysts such as Pt/C are effective for producing a freely flowing bio-oil with a high hydrocarbon content.

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