[PAST EVENT] Advances in algae-to-biodiesel technology

Friday, November 22nd 2013
3:30pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062
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ODU Professor Patrick HatcherODU Professor Patrick Hatcher
Professor Patrick Hatcher of Old Dominion University will explore recent advances in algae-to-biodiesel technology associated with the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCERC).
Full Description
Presenter: Dr. Patrick Hatcher, Professor and Endowed Chair in Physical Sciences at Old Dominion University

Reception at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby of Watermen's Hall
Seminar from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in McHugh Auditorium

Background
The Hatcher Group's research is in the area of environmental chemistry and geochemistry, emphasizing the origin and chemical transformations of plant-derived biopolymers in natural systems such as soils, peats, marine sediments and oceanic waters. Other interests include the studies of the interaction of organic contaminants with natural organic matter in soils, sediments and natural waters; The studies of the sequestration of nitrogen in the environment; Defining the origin, nature and reactivity of black carbon (soot, charcoal, etc.) in the environment; and conversion of algae biomass to biodiesel.
Contact
[[seitz, Rochelle Seitz]] at 804-684-7698
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