Bradley Lusk

Arizona State University
External Collaborator
Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology
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Bradley Lusk is an Arizona native that attended high school as an International Baccalaureate student at Barry Goldwater High School. After high school, Bradley studied briefly at the University of Cambridge before enrolling at Arizona State University for his undergraduate studies. During his undergraduate career at ASU, he studied a semester abroad as a foreign exchange student at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. Bradley graduated from ASU in 2009 with a BS in Biology and a Certificate in the Philosophy of Science. Bradley began his graduate study in the Biological Design PhD Program in 2009 and currently resides within the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology in the Biodesign Institute on ASU's Tempe campus.

Bradley Lusk is very passionate about sustainability and believes that biotechnology will play an integral role in a sustainable future. He is currently researching thermophilic microbial electrochemical cells (MXCs) with the interest of converting solid wastes into electricity or hydrogen gas. Bradley hopes that, through his research, wastewater treatment can become an energy neutral or energy positive process.

Bradley is also the current chair of the non-profit educational outreach program at ASU called Camp Sparky (