Innovator Profile

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Bryan D. Willson, PhD

Executive Director of the Energy Institute

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Innovator Bio

In his university role, Dr. Willson has helped to launch or enhance numerous other companies. His research laboratory, the Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory, has made important contributions in many areas, including: internal combustion engines, oil & gas production technology, advanced electrical grids, advanced biofuels, technology for the developing world, and advanced building technologies. Dr. Willson has worked in over 40 countries.

Innovator Patents

US20150368598A1: Systems and methods for positioning flexible floating photobioreactors.

US20150083108A1: Cook stove assembly.

AU2014201960A1: Improved diffuse light extended surface area water-supported photobioreactor.

US20120107792A1: Systems and methods for delivery of gases to algal cultures.

WO2010002745A1: Model based controls for use with bioreactors.

US20090305389A1: Permeable membranes in film photobioreactors.

WO2009149260A1: Compositions, methods and uses for growth of microorganisms and production of their products.

BRPI0720662A2: Closed system photobiorreators and biofuel production method.

US20060037572A1: Optical diagnostics integrated with laser spark delivery system.

US7340129B2: Fiber laser coupled optical spark delivery system.

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