Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1978; MBA, Arizona State University, 1973; B.S., United States Naval AcademyResearch Areas
World hunger, energy, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, marketing strategyRecent Consulting
Disney, Mesa Schools, American Airlines, Intel, KodakAcademic Positions
Arizona State University: 1978-present.Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Best Science Book of the Year, Green Algae Strategy, Independent Publishers Gold Medal, 2009; The Financial Times "One of the Top 50 Executive Trainers in the World," 2000; Top 10 Speakers at American Compensation Intl. Conference, 1999; Arizona Software Association Software Product of the Year, Intelligent Consensus®, 1998Representative Publications
Biowar I: Why Battles over Food and Fuel Lead to World Hunger. 2007. The unintended consequences of producing corn ethanol on U.S. and world food markets will be catastrophic for U.S. fossil water, soils, air, food exports and food prices.
Green Algae Strategy: End Oil Imports and Engineer Sustainable Food and Fuel. 2008. Algae offer solutions for sustainable and affordable food and energy because algae are the most productive biomass source on Earth.
Green Solar Gardens: Algae's Promise to End Hunger. 2008. Algaculture in small solar gardens distributed globally will enable SAFE production, locally. Solar gardens addresses the web of poverty and hunger including affordable food, fodder, fish food, fertilizer, fire for cooking and heating and fine medicines.
Crash! The demise of Fossil Foods and the rise of Abundance. 2009. Traditional fossil agriculture sits precariously on a foundation of unsustainable fossil resources the will become unaffordable and then run out. Abundant agriculture is sustainable because it uses plentiful inputs that are cheap and will not run out.
Sustainable and affordable food, water and fuel.
Algae production for food, fuel and pollution solutions.
Transforming waste streams for recover, recycle and reuse energy and nutrients in food and fuels.