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Environmental

Graduate students in a research lab

A number of our faculty are doing work with an environmental focus, applying the insights of chemical engineering and materials science to the development of more eco-friendly fuels, greener chemicals and ecologically sound materials.

Labs and Equipment

Catalysis for Sustainability

  • Primary contact: Hongfei Lin
  • Major focus: Heterogeneous catalysis, biomass conversion, green chemicals and advanced functional materials

Solar Lab

  • Primary contact: Ravi Subramanian
  • Major focus: Screening and optimizing materials for light-activated reactions with applications in photovoltaics, environmental cleanup, green fuel synthesis, light mediated biological processes and CO2 control

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