Muhe Diao is an Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellow in the Energy and Bioengineering Group under the supervision of Dr. Marc Strous. Currently, his research is mainly focused on detecting microbial diversity especially microbial dark matters in the groundwater aquifers of Alberta. Muhe did his PhD at the University of Amsterdam, supervised by Prof. Gerard Muyzer and Prof. Jef Huisman. During his PhD, Muhe studied the interactions between microorganisms and oxic-anoxic transitions. His research interest includes microbial ecology, environmental microbiology and environmental science.