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ASU prof joins national radio show biofuels talk

Posted: May 04, 2010

Science Friday, the popular National Public Radio show, recently explored research on biofuels and the promise they hold as a viable additional source for energy and fuels.

Among experts interviewed by Science Friday host Ira Flatow was leading biofuels researcher and Arizona State University professor Bruce Rittman.

Rittmann directs the Center for Environmental Biotechnology in ASU’s Biodesign Center and teaches in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, a part of ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

He talks to Science Friday about the potential for using algae and cyanobacteria as sources for microbial fuel cells.

Click the link below. Look for the activation bar for an audio recording of program near the top left side of the web page.

Article source:
Science Friday – National Public Radio

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http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/201004305

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Joe Kullman

Before coming to ASU in 2006 as the first senior media relations officer for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Joe had worked as a reporter, writer and editor for newspapers and magazines dating back to the dawn of the age of the personal computer. He began his career while earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in philosophy from Kent State University in Ohio. Media Contact: joe.kullman@asu.edu | (480) 965-8122 | Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Communications

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