Published: Aug. 16, 2022
Wil Srubar looking at a block of his algae-derived concrete.

Popular Mechanics is profiling work by Professor Wil Srubar on a new kind of carbon-neutral cement derived from algae.

Srubar, an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, is working at the forefront of biomimetic and living materials science and engineering.

Concrete accounts for over seven percent of the world's annual greenhouse gas emissions, and Srubar's algae-based concrete has significant potential to drastically reduce environmental pollution caused by construction activities around the globe.

Read the full article at Popular Mechanics...