College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Xin converting poultry-generated ammonia into algae

Algae could become an important partner in the future of poultry operations through a project conducted by ISU researchers. “We want to improve the environmental stewardship of the poultry operation. It would be a perfect match if we could remove ammonia from the exhaust air in poultry houses and use it to grow algae,” said Hongwei Xin, agricultural and biosystems engineering, in an article for the Iowa State Daily. Continue reading for more details.