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Tag Chemical and biological engineering

New recycling process could find markets for ‘junk’ plastic waste

August 10, 2023

A new plastics recycling method reduces emissions by 60 percent and opens the door to the reuse of materials like plastic film, multilayer materials and colored plastics.

New atomic-scale understanding of catalysis could unlock massive energy savings

April 6, 2023

Catalyst materials are critical for refining petroleum products and for manufacturing pharmaceuticals, plastics, food additives, fertilizers, green fuels, industrial chemicals and much more.

Inaugural Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award recognizes excellence in outreach

March 20, 2023

A conservation scientist with a goal of finding ways to equitably protect tropical forest biodiversity and a teaching faculty member whose outreach work has led to a method for teaching visually impaired students about nanotechnology received the award.