Six student scientists were presented with this year’s Young Algae Researcher Awards for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering at the virtual 2020 Algae Biomass Summit.
Each year ABO presents these awards to recognize outstanding research projects by early-career scientists that are discovering the potential for algae to address a number of challenges in energy, human health, climate change, agriculture and more.
A panel of judges evaluated posters presented at the Summit based on six key criteria: presentation, methodology, data analysis, poster integrity and the presentation of the poster by the presenter.
The Young Algae Research Awards are presented to winners for posters submitted to all four of the Summit’s tracks: Biology; Engineering & Analysis; Products & Markets; and Finance, Policy & Education.
The 2020 awards went to: