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Stephen Hawley

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Nanotechnology
  • Global Renewable Energy Leadership Fellow
  • University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment
  • 4Followers
  • 5Following

Research interests

Translational ResearchSustainabilityPhotosynthesisBiocatalysisRenewable ChemicalsBioenergySystems TheoryBioengineering

About

Stephen Hawley joined the Institute on the Environment in June 2010 as a Global Renewable Energy Leadership Fellow. He is interested in bioenergy and renewable chemical manufacturing in phototrophic bacteria, his current work focuses on the study and development of cyanobacteria as industrial host organisms. Prior positions include postdoctoral work in Microbiology studying biohydrogen production, technology commercialization, and cardiovascular tissue engineering. He earned his B.S. in Bioengineering from U.C. San Diego, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Nanotechnology from the University of Washington. Concurrent to his graduate studies in engineering he pursued his interests in entrepreneurship; earning a graduate Certificate in Technology Entrepreneurship from the Foster School of Business and cofounding the UW Seattle chapter of Engineers Without Borders. In his spare time he enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, reading and exploring the twin cities.

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Professional experience

Global Renewable Energy Leadership Fellow

University of Minnesota, Institute on the Environment

June 2010 - Present

Senior Fellow

University of Washington, Department of Microbiology

March 2009 - April 2010(a year)

Graduate Student

University of Washington, Department of Electrical Engineering

September 2001 - March 2008(7 years)

Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Nanotechnology

University of Washington, Department of Electrical Engineering

September 2001 - March 2008(7 years)

B.S. Bioengineering

Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego

March 1997 - June 2000(3 years)