Public Engagement

General Public

Science + Art + Design Sustainable Energy Workshop

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 5:10 pm to 6:30 pm

University Center, 618 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Can we harness electrogenic bacteria to build fuel cells?

Purpose: Harnessing the metabolic pathways of electron transfer in soil microbes  to power a calculator or led light; sustainable energy resources

Concepts: Metabolism, chemistry, energy,  electrogenic diversity in populations, manipulating variables ( genes and environment)

Social Connection: How to create sustainable energy proof-of-concept designs to minimize climate change.

Method of Experiment: Microbes in soil (one session) with variables of sugar or strain of bacteria.

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Presented by Eugene Lang College

Event Type

Workshops and Training


General Public


Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts


Natural Science



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Odellia Lucius - Eugene Lang College

Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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