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Energy Institute Part of $140M Consortium to Electrify Process Heating

In the global pursuit of a more sustainable future, combating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions from heat produced by industrial processes has taken center stage. Texas A&M University has been named a key partner in a $140 million institute to advance heating processes with a five-year, $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

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.