Monday, October 3, 2011
Algae Industry Magazine Interviews Dr. Stephen Mayfield
Algae Industry Magazine recently interviewed Dr. Stephen Mayfield about the EDGE Initiative, a 4 million dollar project that prepares the future workers of the bioenergy sector through certificate classes and hands-on industry internships. In this article, Dr. Mayfield describes the origins of EDGE, what the green work force looks like, how some of San Diego’s local biotechs and nonprofits contribute to the training process, and what the future holds for the program. Check out the full story here. Stay tuned in the next few weeks for exciting blog entries from EDGE participants who recently completed internships this past summer!