Marine Sediments Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs)

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project focuses on the molecular DNA characterization of microbial species colonizing the anodes and cathodes of microbial fuel cells. The goal is to screen potential bacteria to improve the efficiency and kinetics of electricity yield in marine sediments.

Funded by: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

Principal Investigator: Jinjun Kan

Collaborator: Y. M. Arias-Thode (SPAWAR)

Project Year: 2011