Turning Agricultural Trash to Treasure

New funding will help Berkeley Lab and partners improve how the diverse agricultural waste in California’s Northern San Joaquin Valley can be used to make sustainable bioproducts and biofuels.

Scaling up the Bioeconomy Workforce: Welcoming a New Wave of Bioprocessing Graduates

A hands-on laboratory course at ABPDU is preparing bioprocess engineering students for careers in the bioeconomy.

ABPDU Alumni Highlight: Akash Narani

Akash Narani is a former principal engineer at ABPDU. He is currently a Principal Engineer, MSAT and Operations at ZymoChem. 

Behind the Breakthroughs: Laura Fernandez, Fermentation Maven

ABPDU's Laura Fernandez discusses her career journey and her current work scaling up partners' fermentation processes.

Pow.Bio Validates Continuous Fermentation Platform at ABPDU

The ABPDU and Pow.Bio have successfully demonstrated a fermentation platform that could help unlock the full potential of biomanufacturing.

ABPDU Plastic Recycling Research Featured in Waste Dive

The research demonstrated a process for breaking down a mixture of conventional and bio-based plastics using a biological process.

ABPDU and Partners Develop Bio-Derived Ionic Liquids

Using lignin to create ionic liquids makes use of a low-value byproduct and could make ionic liquids cheaper to produce. 

Ning Sun Featured in Mushroom Documentary

ABPDU research scientist Ning Sun is featured in a new documentary on how mushrooms can play a role in climate solutions.

ABPDU Hosts TechWomen Emerging Leaders

Two Emerging Leaders from the program received mentorship at ABPDU from senior process engineer Dupeng Liu.

ABPDU Alumni Highlight: Isaac Fitts-Sprague

We spoke with former intern Isaac Fitts-Sprague on how his experience at ABPDU influenced his career path.