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Han: Microalgae Domestication

Dr. Arum Han, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, together with Dr. Timothy Devarenne, an associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, is working to develop an algal domestication program – a true paradigm shift in the biofuels area.

Next-Generation Energy Expert: The Scientist-Scholar-Lawyer

A Profile of the Next-Generation Energy Expert: The Scientist-Scholar-Lawyer. Brett A. Miller, a 2015-16 ConocoPhillips Energy Institute Fellow in the Texas A&M Energy Institute and a 2016 graduate of the Texas A&M Law School, recently began working as a law clerk at the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA) in Austin.

Energy Matters: The Inaugural Issue

The Texas A&M Energy Institute’s inaugural issue of Energy Matters is now available. This publication features 10 proposals that were selected for funding under the Texas A&M Energy Institute’s First Proposal Call in January 2015.

Wilhite: Computer-Aided Design and Discovery of Energy Materials

Dr. B.A. Wilhite, an associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, along with Dr. Tahir Cagin, a professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, are working to demonstrate that ab initio materials simulations are capable of providing an understanding of the chemistry, structure, and properties relationships for electroceramics.

Nasrabadi: Nanochannel Confinement of CO2 in Shale Reservoirs

Dr. Hadi Nasrabadi, an assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, along with Dr. Debjyoti Banerjee, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will perform theoretical and experimental studies to evaluate the confinement effects that shale reservoirs may present to change our understanding of CO2-oil interactions.