Gregory Stephanopoulos

W.H Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering


Porkolab honored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Porkolab honored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences

HAS cites Miklos Porkolab as an “internationally recognized scientist in plasma physics, nuclear fusion, and fusion energy, and a mentor for fusion research in Hungary."

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Gregory Stephanopoulos


  • Metabolic and biochemical engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics

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May 3, 2016
3 Questions: Amit Kumar and Gregory Stephanopoulos on turning waste gases into biofuels
Research conducted by Kumar, along with a team led by Professor Greg Stephanopoulos, looks to the future of emissions reduction and recycling.

April 14, 2016
Tata Center announces new projects for 2016-2017
This year’s portfolio includes innovations to make health services more accessible; tools facilitating disaster preparedness, water management, and a low-carbon future; recycling and reuse technologies, and more.

March 9, 2016
MIT researchers turn waste gas into liquid fuel
Successful trial at a pilot plant in China using bacteria to convert exhaust emissions to oil will now be tested at a larger scale.

June 9, 2015
Boosting biofuel production
Supplements help yeast survive.

October 3, 2014
New approach to boosting biofuel production
Different environment helps yeast tolerate high levels of ethanol, making them more productive.

June 20, 2013
Exploring energy game changers: Moving technologies from lab to marketplace

February 19, 2013
Engineering cells for more Engineering cells for more efficient biofuel production
Yeast research takes a step toward production of alternatives to gasoline.

December 7, 2006
Engineered yeast speeds ethanol production
MIT scientists have engineered yeast that can improve the speed and efficiency of ethanol production, a key component to making biofuels a significant part of the U.S. energy supply.