From waste to a solid mineral: a new technology that captures CO2 from the atmosphere and cleans up the planet

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Credentials: Faculty Mentor

Position title: Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison

Dr. Ginder-Vogel leads the Environmental Biogeochemistry group at UW-Madison. Before joining UW-Madison, Dr. Ginder-Vogel was the Manager of Analytical and Process chemistry at Calera Corporation. Calera is one of the first companies commercializing mineralization-based CO2 sequestration technologies. His team successfully deployed a demonstration-scale plant that captured 80% of the CO2 from a 10 megawatt equivalent slipstream of flu gas from the Moss Landing power plant, located in Moss Landing, California.