Research & Initiatives


Lo, E., Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. “Deciphering metabolic alterations in algae cultivated in spent media for enhancing algal biorefinery sustainability”, Bioresource Technology 342, 125890, https://doi.ord/10.1016/j.biotech.2021.125890 (2021).

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

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

Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. “Unraveling metabolic alterations in Chlorella vulgaris cultivated on renewable sugars using time resolved multi-omics”, Science of the Total Environment 800, 149504, (2021).
Zhao, C., Colson, G., Karali, B., Philippidis, G.P. “Drop-in Ready Jet Biofuel from Carinata: A Real Options Analysis of Processing Plant Investments”, GCB Bioenergy 13, 1624-1635, (2021).
Tsarpali, M., Arora, N., Kuhn, J.N., Philippidis, G.P. “Lipid-extracted algae as a source of biomaterials for algae biorefineries”, Algal Research 57, 102354, (2021).
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. “A regional inter-disciplinary partnership focusing on the development of a carinata-centered bioeconomy”, GCB Bioenergy13:7, 1018-1029, (2021).
Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. “Insights into the physiology of Chlorella vulgaris cultivated in sweet sorghum bagasse hydrolysate for sustainable algal biomass and lipid production”, Scientific Reports 11, 6779, (2021).
Orejuela-Escobar, L., Gualle, A., Ochoa-Herrera, V., Philippidis, G.P. “Prospects of Microalgae for Biomaterial Production and Environmental Applications at Biorefineries”, Sustainability, 13:6, 3063, (2021).
Ammar, E.M., Martin, J., Philippidis, G.P. (2021) “Biochemical conversion of Brassica carinata biomass to organic acids”, GCB Bioenergy, 13:4, 618-626, (2021).
Ammar, E.M., Arora, N., Philippidis, G.P. “The Prospects of Agricultural and Food Residue Hydrolysates for Sustainable Production of Algal Products”, Energies 13:23, 6427, (2020).

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

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

Can, M., Demirci, S., Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G., Sahiner, N. “Natural celluloses as catalysts in dehydrogenation of NaBH4 in methanol for H2 production”, ACS Omega 5, 15519-15528, (2020).

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

Can, M., Demirci, S., Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G., Sahiner, N. "PEI modified natural sands of Florida as catalysts for hydrogen production from sodium borohydride dehydrogenation in methanol", International Journal of Energy Research, (2020).
Lo, E., Brabo-Catala, L., Dogaris, I., Ammar, E.M., Philippidis, G.P. "Biochemical conversion of sweet sorghum bagasse to succinic acid", Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 129:1, 104-109 (2020).

Kusmayadi, A., Philippidis, G.P., Yen, H.-W. "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 (2020).

Manisali, A.Y, Sunol, A.K., Philippidis, G. “Effect of macronutrients on phospholipid production by the microalga Nannochloropsis oculata in a photobioreactor”, Algal Research, 41, 101514 (2019).

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

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

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

Deshpande S. R., Sunol A. K., Philippidis G. "Status and Prospects of Supercritical Alcohol Transesterification for Biodiesel Production." WIREs Energy Environ. doi: 10.1002/wene.252 (2017).

Philippidis, G. "Advancing Energy Security and Economic Growth with Biofuels" in Energy Security and Environmental Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere, Lexington Books, Lanham MD, 381-391 (2017).

Spiegel-Feld, D., Rudyk B., Philippidis, G.. "Allocating the Economic Benefit of Renewable Energy Between Stakeholders on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Arguments for a Balanced Approach." Energy Policy, 98, 744-748 (2016).

Dogaris, I., Brown, T.R., Loya, B., Philippidis, G.. "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 (2016).

Brown, T.R., Dogaris, I., Meiser, A., Walmsley, L., Welch, M., Philippidis, G.. "Development of a Scalable Cultivation System for Sustainable Production of Algal Biofuels."Proceedings of the 23rd EUBCE, Vienna, Austria, 104-107 (2015).

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

Vairavamoorthy, K., Eckart, J., Philippidis, G., Tsegaye, S. "Water and Energy in the Urban Setting in Energy and Water: The Vital Link for a Sustainable Future." in Energy and Water: The Vital Link for a Sustainable Future, Stockholm International Water Institute, 45-48 (2014).

Shah, K.U., Philippidis, G., Dulal, H.B., Brodnig, G.. "Developing Biofuels Industry in Small Economies: Policy Experiences and Lessons from the Caribbean Basin Initiative." Mitig. Adapt. Strat. Glob. Change, 19, 229-253 (2014).

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