Congratulations Fall 2018 Graduates!

We are so proud of this semester’s graduates! Michelle Young received her PhD in Environmental Engineering.  Dissertation title:  Understanding the Mechanisms and Potential of Microbial Peroxide-Producing Cells (MPPCs).  Rittmann, Torres, & Marcus Labs, BSCEB Francisco Brown-Muñoz  graduated with his MS in Chemical Engineering. Thesis title: Substrate-Loaded Underwater …

The Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance has announced that Kathleen Merrigan and Bruce Rittmann will be the keynote speakers at Phosphorus Forum 2019, scheduled for April 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

On November 21, 2018, the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability announced that Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology Director and Stockholm Water Prize co-Recipient Bruce Rittmann will be one of the keynote speakers at Phosphorus Forum 2019. The Phosphorus …

Hinsby Cadillo-Quiroz receives NSF CAREER Award to study greenhouse gases

Hinsby Cadillo-Quiroz, microbiologist and associate professor with Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences and the Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, has been awarded a prestigious 5-year, $650,000+ National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his work exploring connections between microbes and …

Memories from environmental modeling workshops and renewable energy conference in Yucatan, Mexico

by Isaias Peraza In the next lines, I will share with you my experiences teaching the third edition of a mathematical modeling workshop in my home state, Yucatan, and my participation in a renewable energy conference in the same location. …