Milton Sommerfeld Memorial Service

February, 13 / 2018

Arizona State University will be hosting a memorial service, or perhaps better termed, a celebration, of Prof. Milt Sommerfeld’s life, on Saturday, 10 March 2018, from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI), ASU Polytechnic Campus, 7418 E. Innovation Way South, Mesa, AZ 85212.

Prof. Sommerfield, who passed away last year after a battle with cancer, spent his career inspiring the next generation of algae researchers and all of those who met him with his humor, knowledge and passion. He started the Laboratory of Algae Research and Biotechnology (LARB) in Arizona, which later became the AzCATI, and acts as one of the key research hubs for algae in the United States. He was also instrumental in developing the Algae Testbed Public Private Partnership (ATP3), which offers third-party technology verification for those researchers looking to test out their technology.

This event is open to the public and all of Milt’s colleagues, friends, students and associates. Please contact Thomas.dempster@asu.edu with questions or to contribute photographs of Milt that you may have from any chapter of his 48 year academic career.