Guest, Aaron Baum

Guest Name: 
Aaron Baum
Dr. Aaron Wolf Baum
Guest Occupation: 
Algae Scientist and Teacher, Founder of the Shipyard Algae Teaching Lab in Berkeley, CA, founder of AlgaeLab LLC, Creator of "Grow Your Own Spirulina" kits, Author of "Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood: A Simple How-To Guide"
Guest Biography: 

Dr. Aaron Wolf Baum graduated summa cum laude in Physics from Harvard and received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University. He worked in Silicon Valley as a scientist for several years, while also creating interactive electronic art installations, before switching to algae research in 2006. While working on the NASA OMEGA algae biofuel-bioremediation project, he founded the Shipyard algae teaching lab in Berkeley, CA, and developed mobile, educational algae installations with the Chlorophyll Collective. He is the founder of AlgaeLab LLC, providing kits, culture, and workshops to the public since 2008, and has co-founded two new algae companies -- GreenSpring, an innovative algae farm in the San Francisco Bay Area, and SpiraLife, a developer of consumer-oriented, turnkey algae superfood photobioreactors. Aaron is author of the recently-published book, "Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood: A Simple How-To Guide."