Tyler Huggins

Tyler Huggins

Project: Carbon material synthesis through sustainable bio-manufacturing methods

Dr. Tyler Huggins is an engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur. Huggins is passionate about the application of technologies to facilitate sustainable human development. He firmly believes that clean technologies can be both economically and environmentally advantageous.

He recently graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Ph.D. in environmental engineering. At CU, Huggins was awarded a highly competitive Office of Naval Research grant and studied the production of biomass derived carbon materials and their use in both wastewater treatment and energy storage applications. During the course of his dissertation, he published nine high-impact journal articles that received more than 130 citations, was co-inventor on two provisional patents, and participated in many industry and academic conferences.In addition, Huggins has background knowledge in both sustainable urban development and applied microbiology, receiving a M.S. in environmental and sustainability engineering from University of Colorado at Denver and a B.S. in biology from the University of Montana. Huggins has additional business experience in building and managing a successful forest remediation company for more than three years.


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