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Holtzapple Advances Commercialization of Carboxylic Platform

Since 1991, Dr. Mark Holtzapple’s research group has been developing the carboxylate platform, a process that converts biomass to carboxylic acids (e.g., acetic, propionic, butyric acids).  These acids are valuable chemicals, and also can be used as intermediates to produce industrial chemicals and fuels.

Liang Develops Novel Plant-Based Energy Storage Device

In a new study, Hong Liang and her research group have described their novel plant-based energy storage device that could charge even electric cars within a few minutes in the near future. Furthermore, they said their devices are flexible, lightweight and cost-effective.