Algae biofuels event kicks off Research Fair


The 12th UNL Research Fair opens today with the workshop "Forging Partnerships Toward Advanced Algae Biofuels and Bioproducts in the Midwest." The seminar, 1 to 4:15 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Georgian Suites A and B, explores opportunities for biofuels research and provide perspectives from UNL faculty and representatives from industry and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Featured presenters include Jose Olivares, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Thomas Byrne, Byrne and Co.; and Stephen Emmert, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Registration, available at, is required. The workshop is sponsored by the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research and the Office of Research and Economic Development.

The fall Research Fair continues through Nov. 9 and is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development in cooperation with campus partners. A complete schedule is available at

Daily event photos will be posted on Twitter discussions will use the hashtag #UNLRF.

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