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.
Texas A&M Energy Institute and AIR TO EARTH® Collaborate for Innovations in the Direct Air Capture of Carbon Dioxide
The Texas A&M Energy Institute and AIR TO EARTH® are pleased to announce a partnership to develop new materials and methods to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reduce the impacts of anthropogenic climate change.
Toward the Next Generation of Resilient Energy and Manufacturing Supply Chains
The Texas A&M Energy Institute, along with affiliated colleagues, are working to envision, study, and implement the next generation of resilient energy and manufacturing supply chains. These solutions will require innovative use of data, creativity, and knowledge to positively impact industry and society.
Water-energy nanogrid provides sustainable solution for rural communities lacking basic amenities
Researchers at Texas A&M University have come up with an economical, green solution that can help underprivileged communities with their water and electricity needs: a water-energy nanogrid.
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.