Patents by Inventor Everett E. Howard

Everett E. Howard has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20100151558
    Abstract: Systems and methods for microorganism growth are disclosed. The systems include continuous-culture processes for the growth of large volumes of microorganisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2007
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicant: PETROALGAE, LLC
    Inventors: Gary A. Alianell, Frederic F. Derwitsch, Everett E. Howard
  • Publication number: 20080299643
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the growing of microorganisms such as algae, yeast, and bacteria are described. Seed fermentation units are associated with final fermentation ponds in various arrangements. Continuous, semicontinuous, fed batch, and batch modes of operation of the seed and final fermentations are included. Harvest methods for the cellular material and related products are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Inventors: Everett E. Howard, Gary A. Alianell, Thomas J. Riding, Peter J. Barile, Tyler R. Foster