Research & Initiatives


Arora, N., Lo, E., Legall, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2023) “A Critical Review of Growth Media Recycling to Enhance the Economics and Sustainability of Algae Cultivation”, Energies 16, 5378,

Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2023) “The Prospects of Algae-Derived Vitamins and Their Precursors for Sustainable Cosmeceuticals”, Processes 11(2), 587,

Martin, J., Philippidis, G.P. (2023) “Mixotrophic cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris in Brassica carinata meal hydrolysate for enhanced lipid and lutein production”, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery,

Merz, C.R., Arora, N., Welch, M., Lo, E., Philippidis, G.P. (2023) “Microalgal Cultivation Characteristics Using Commercially Available Air-Cushion Packaging as a Photobioreactor”, Scientific Reports 13, 3792,

Arora, N., Lo, E., Philippidis, G.P. (2022) “A two-prong mutagenesis and adaptive evolution strategy to enhance the temperature tolerance and productivity of Nannochloropsis oculata”, Bioresource Technology 364, 128101,

Arora, N., Lo, E., Philippidis, G.P. (2022) “Dissecting Enhanced Carbohydrate and Pigment Productivity in Mutants of Nannochloropsis oculata Using Metabolomics and Lipidomics”, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 70, 8338-8350,

Lo, E., Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2022) “Physiological insights into enhanced lipid accumulation and temperature tolerance by Tetraselmis suecica ultraviolet mutants”, Science of the Total Environment 839, 156361,

Tsarpali, M., Martin, J., Kuhn, J., Philippidis, G.P. (2022) “Valorization of Brassica carinata biomass through conversion to hydrolysate and hydrochar”, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 4,

Tsarpali, M., Kuhn, J., Philippidis, G.P. (2022) “Hydrothermal Carbonization of Residual Algal Biomass for Production of Hydrochar as a Biobased Metal Adsorbent”, Sustainability 14, 455,

Lo, E., Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Deciphering metabolic alterations in algae cultivated in spent media for enhancing algal biorefinery sustainability”, Bioresource Technology 342, 125890,

Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Microalgae strain improvement strategies: random mutagenesis and adaptive laboratory evolution”, Trends in Plant Science 26:11, 1199-1200,

Tsarpali, M., Arora, N., Kuhn, J.N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Beneficial use of the aqueous phase generated during hydrothermal carbonization of algae as nutrient source for algae cultivation”, Algal Research 60, 102485,

Ammar, E.M., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Fermentative Production of Propionic acid: Prospects and Limitations of Microorganisms and Substrates”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 105, 6199-6213,

Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Unraveling metabolic alterations in Chlorella vulgaris cultivated on renewable sugars using time resolved multi-omics”, Science of the Total Environment 800, 149504,

Zhao, C., Colson, G., Karali, B., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Drop-in Ready Jet Biofuel from Carinata: A Real Options Analysis of Processing Plant Investments”, GCB Bioenergy 13, 1624-1635,

Tsarpali, M., Arora, N., Kuhn, J.N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Lipid-extracted algae as a source of biomaterials for algae biorefineries”, Algal Research 57, 102354,

George, S., Seepaul, R., Geller, D., Dwivedi, P., DiLorenzo, N., Altman, R., Coppola, E., Miller, S.A., Bennett, R., Johnston, G., Streit, L., Csonka, S., Field, J., Marois, J., Wright, D., Small, I., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “A regional inter-disciplinary partnership focusing on the development of a carinata-centered bioeconomy”, GCB Bioenergy 13:7, 1018-1029,

Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Insights into the physiology of Chlorella vulgaris cultivated in sweet sorghum bagasse hydrolysate for sustainable algal biomass and lipid production”, Scientific Reports 11, 6779,

Orejuela-Escobar, L., Gualle, A., Ochoa-Herrera, V., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Prospects of Microalgae for Biomaterial Production and Environmental Applications at Biorefineries”, Sustainability, 13:6, 3063,

Ammar, E.M., Martin, J., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Biochemical conversion of Brassica carinata biomass to organic acids”, GCB Bioenergy, 13:4, 618-626,

Kusmayadi, A., Philippidis, G.P., Yen, H.-W. (2020) “Application of computational fluid dynamics to raceways combining paddlewheel and CO2 spargers to enhance microalgae growth”, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 129:1, 93-98,

Ammar, E.M., Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. (2020) “The Prospects of Agricultural and Food Residue Hydrolysates for Sustainable Production of Algal Products”, Energies 13:23, 6427,

Ammar, E.M., Martin, J., Brabo-Catala, L., Philippidis, G.P. (2020) “Propionic acid production by Propionibacterium freudenreichii using sweet sorghum bagasse hydrolysate”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 104:22, 9619,

Can, M., Demirci, S., Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G., Sahiner, N. (2020) “PEI modified natural sands of Florida as catalysts for hydrogen production from sodium borohydride dehydrogenation in methanol”, International Journal of Energy Research 45:3, 4048,

Arora, N., Yen, H.-W., Philippidis, G.P. (2020) “Harnessing the Power of Mutagenesis and Adaptive Laboratory Evolution for High Lipid Production by Oleaginous Microalgae and Yeasts”, Sustainability 12:12, 5125,

Can, M., Demirci, S., Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G., Sahiner, N. (2020) “Natural celluloses as catalysts in dehydrogenation of NaBH4 in methanol for H2 production”, ACS Omega 5:25, 15519,

Dogaris, I., Ammar, E., Philippidis, G.P. (2020) “Prospects of integrating algae technologies into landfill leachate treatment”, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 36:39,

Lo, E., Brabo-Catala, L., Dogaris, I., Ammar, E.M., Philippidis, G.P. (2020) “Biochemical conversion of sweet sorghum bagasse to succinic acid”, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 129:1, 104-109,

Dogaris, I., Loya, B., Cox, J., Philippidis, G. (2019) “Study of landfill leachate as a sustainable source of water and nutrients for algal biofuels and bioproducts using a novel scalable bioreactor”, Bioresource Technology  282, 18-27,

Manisali, A.Y., Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G.P. (2019) “Effect of Macronutrients on Phospholipid Production by the Microalga Nannochloropsis oculata in a Photobioreactor”, Algal Research 41, 101514,

Goyal, G., Kuhn, J.N., Philippidis, G. (2018) “Light alkene production by cracking Picochlorum oculatum microalgae using aluminosilicate catalysts”, Biomass and Bioenergy 108, 252-257,

Pirasaci, T., Manisali, A.Y., Dogaris, I., Philippidis, G., Sunol, A.K. (2017) “Hydrodynamic design of an enclosed Horizontal Bioreactor (HBR) for algae cultivation”, Algal Research 28, 57-65,

Deshpande, S., Sunol, A., Philippidis, G. (2017) “Status and Prospects of Supercritical Transesterification for Sustainable Biodiesel Production”, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment e252,

Spiegel-Feld, D., Rudyk, B., Philippidis, G. (2016) “Allocating the economic benefits of renewable energy between stakeholders on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Arguments for a balanced approach”, Energy Policy 98, 744-748,

Dogaris I., Brown T.R., Loya B., Philippidis G. (2016) “Cultivation study of the marine microalga Picochlorum oculatum and outdoor deployment in a novel bioreactor for high-density production of algal cell mass”, Biomass and Bioenergy 89, 11-23,

Dogaris, I., Welch, M., Meiser, A., Walmsley, L., Philippidis, G. (2015) “A Novel Horizontal Photobioreactor for High Density Cultivation of Microalgae”, Bioresource Technology 198, 316-324,

Shah, K.U., Philippidis, G., Dulal, H.B., Brodnig, G. (2014) “Developing Biofuels Industry in Small Economies: Policy Experiences and Lessons from the Caribbean Basin Initiative”, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 19, 229-253,

Philippidis, G. (2012) “Powering America with Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 4, 062801,