Green Energy and Second Generation Biofuels

Biological production of second-generation biofuels (Bio-ethanol, Bio-hydrogen and Bio-methane) from lignocellulosic biomas (grass, hemp, straw, cellulose, paper) and production of high-value chemical building blocks from macroalgea using thermophilic bacteria isolated from Icelandic hot springs. 


Jóhann Örlygsson

Professor at University of Akureyri


Jóhann is a Microbiologist and has been involved biofuel research in Iceland for over 20 years, for the last years together with his MSc and now PHD student Sean M Scully and others.