World Technology Award Results: Drumroll Please...

Here's an update for those following the nomination of our intrepid algae-to-rocket fuel ASU inventors for the World Technology Award:

Looks like scientists Qiang Hu and Milton Sommerfeld fell just short: The energy award was given on Friday to Zhengrong Shi from Suntech Power Holdings Co., for his work on solar energy.

We say solar energy, shmolar energy. Green rocket fuel is so much cooler!

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >