Tag: Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology researcher scores $1.9M ARPA-E funding for carbon capture and conversion

Illinois Institute of Technology researcher scores $1.9M ARPA-E funding for carbon capture and conversion

April 20, 2022 |

In Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Mohammad Asadi received $1.9 million from the Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy (ARPA-E) to scale up a process that he developed in the lab for capturing carbon dioxide directly from exhaust gas sources and converting it into valuable products. The process is centered on an innovative catalyst that Asadi developed. He […]

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Illinois Institute of Technology researchers patent cellulosic technologies

Illinois Institute of Technology researchers patent cellulosic technologies

July 26, 2016 |

In Illinois, scientists from Illinois Institute of Technology received a patent for a method to genetically engineer bacteria and yeast to increase bioethanol production, especially from cellulosic material in biomass like twigs, branches, plant stalks and husks, and woodchips. Researchers developed a method to genetically engineer Escherichia coli and Zymomonas mobilis, two bacterial ethanol producers, […]

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