Meet an Innovator: Hector De la Hoz Siegler

This article was originally written and submitted as part of a Canada 150 Project, the Innovation Storybook, to crowdsource stories of Canadian innovation with partners across Canada. The content has since been migrated to Ingenium’s Channel, a digital hub featuring curated content related to science, technology and innovation.

Professor Hector De la Hoz Siegler’s work brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘green energy’. Working to improve processes of growing microalgaes for use as alternative energy sources has led to an award winning career as a researcher.

In this video presented by TELUS Spark, Dr. De la Hoz Siegler speaks about his career path and the opportunities of research in alternative energy technologies. For more information about Dr. De la Hoz Siegler’s work, visit his website at

This innovator's award winning work brings a whole new meaning to the term 'green energy'. Get ready to be awe-inspired by what he can do with algae and bioprocessing.

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