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Hongcai Joe Zhou Receives $1.8 million for Carbon-Capture Research

Hongcai Joe Zhou will receive nearly $1.5 million from the DOE along with $361,000 in non-DOE funding for a total of $1.8 million in support of his Carbon-Capture Research proposal, Evaluation of Amine-Incorporated Porous Polymer Networks as Sorbents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture.

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.

Kim: Ocean Renewable Energy Station

Combining the broad knowledge and experience within a team of experts, Dr. Moo-Hyun Kim, a professor in the Department of Ocean Engineering, is working to develop a synergistic and mobile ocean renewable energy station.