Algal Processing Group

The Algal Processing Group works on developing new science and technology related to the processing of algal biomass to biodiesel and bioproducts.


Details of our staff and research higher degree students.

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A list of selected recent publications.

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A list of our facilities.

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Our Research Interests

Cell Physiology and Rupture

This research is developing an understanding of how the physiology of algal cells effects mechanical cell rupture.

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Extraction and Biomass Processing

The group has developed efficient processes for converting algal biomass to biofuels and products.

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Algal Lipidomics

We routinely use state-of-the-art methods for characterising algal lipids, in collaboration with Metabolomics Australia.

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Contact Us

Dr Greg Martin



October 2014

Congratulations to Ben Yap and Simon Takouridis for being awarded the ‘Best Project’ and ‘Highly Commended’ in the Australian Institute of Energy Postgraduate Student Poster Competition.