Toronto based CO2 GRO announced the appointment of Dr. Matthew Julius, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, St. Cloud State University, as its Chief Science Officer. Dr. Julius had assumed the position of Acting Chief Science Officer exclusively for GROW starting in January 2019 for a period of nine months.
While at St. Cloud University Dr. Julius supervised scientific trials of the Company’s CO2 Delivery Solutions technology focusing on cannabis, peppers, lettuce and flowers.
John Archibald, CEO commented, “We are very happy that Matt has agreed to assume the role of Chief Science Officer for GROW. While at St. Cloud University and during his time as Acting Chief Science Officer Matt has provided GROW with several critical insights which has helped the Company optimize the CO2 Delivery Solutions technology. We are looking forward to working with Matt as we build and advance the Company.”
Dr. Matt Julius received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2000. After leaving the University of Michigan in 2000 he accepted a professorship at St. Cloud State University in central Minnesota, U.S.A. He leads the anaerobic digestion and biomass production team at St. Cloud State. His primary research interests involve the systematics and evolution of diatoms (a group of photosynthetic organisms). He has authored and coauthored, numerous scientific publications.