Research

Jul 6, 2020  |  Research

‘Artificial Chemist’ Combines AI, Robotics to Conduct Autonomous R&D

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Milad Abolhasani and his colleagues at NCSU and the University at Buffalo have developed a technology called “Artificial Chemist,” which incorporates […]

Jun 5, 2020  |  Research

Efficiently Producing Ethylene from Ethane

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Fanxing Li and his colleagues have engineered a new oxidation-reduction (redox) catalyst that can more efficiently convert ethane into ethylene. […]

Mar 31, 2020  |  Research

Dickey Group Develops ‘Soft Tactile Logic’ That Distributes Decision-Making Throughout a Stretchable Material

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Inspired by octopuses, Professor Michael Dickey and his colleagues have developed a structure that senses, computes and responds without any centralized […]

Feb 18, 2020  |  Research

Studying Switchable Solvents

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Most chemical manufacturing operations utilize significant amounts of liquid solvents. Examples are solvents that carry dissolved or suspended constituents while flowing in […]

Jan 24, 2020  |  Research

Professors Menegatti and Carbonell Receive Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Support

Professors Stefano Menegatti and Ruben Carbonell have received $60,000 from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) to develop and commercialize a novel technology for the purification of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). Established by Chancellor Woodson in 2010, the CIF mission is […]

Jan 6, 2020  |  Research

Just Add Water: A Simple Step Boosts Polymer’s Ability to Filter CO2 From Mixed Gases

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Richard Spontak and several graduate students in his research group are members of an international research team that discovered how to […]