Dual use fungi to remediate groundwater oil contamination and/or enhance oil and gas recovery
A method utilizing fungal hyphae to degrade non-aqueous liquid phase in contaminated soil and groundwater systems.
Fixation of nitrogen from renewable resources using non-thermal plasma
A system that fixates nitrogen from air and water to produce nitrate-rich liquids using non-thermal plasma-assisted catalytic reactions.
Genetically modified endophyte with biofertilizer potential
A genetically modified bacteria (G. diazotrophicus) that is an established plant endophyte and releases high amounts of ammonium when grown on simple sugars
Polymeric reactive additives for repurposing mixed plastic waste
Rapid non-invasive portable system for monitoring deterioration of plastics
A system comprising a portable device and image processing software for superficial non-destructive determination of plastic deterioration
A novel Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT)
A novel Vertical Axis Wind Turbine well-suited for urban, suburban, and exurban areas
Biodegradable polymer coating for slow-release fertilizers
A biodegradable polymer produced by bacteria to coat fertilizer pellets that allows for nitrogen to be slowly released over time.
Synthesis and functionalization of polymers from biomass-derived levoglucosan
Synthesis & functionalization of sustainable polymers with tailored properties from levoglucosan via facile cationic ring-opening polymerization (cROP)
Rapid carbon-free iron ore reduction with high-density hydrogen plasma
A new method of using hydrogen plasmas for rapid and carbon-free iron ore reduction using micron and submicron-sized iron ore particles.
Treating trauma-induced acute blood loss
Novel formulations of D-β-hydroxybutyrate and melatonin improve survival from hemorrhagic shock.
A process to make ultra-high purity urea at low cost by using enzymes
Low cost enzyme-processed ultra-high purity urea for high-grade fertilizer, diesel emissions fluid and pharmaceuticals
Hydraulic switch-mode power transformer for wave powered desalination plants
Efficient hydraulic power-take-off circuit for wave-powered reverse osmosis desalination plants that independently controls the load on the wave energy converter and the pressure at the reverse osmosis membrane through a switching valve
Modular convection-enhanced evaporation (CEE) system for brine management
An energy efficient modular convection-enhanced evaporation (CEE) system and control algorithm for brine management
Non-toxic plastics containing salicylates
Sustainable polymers containing salicylic acid moieties and a method for their synthesis, enabling enhanced hydrolytic degradability that can promote biodegradability while maintaining important material properties.
Wind turbine icing loss forecasting software
A software for forecasting wind turbine performance reduction caused by ice formation.
Control system to optimize wind turbine farm efficiencies
A method to optimize wind turbine farm efficiencies by minimizing performance loss caused by wind veer.
Control system to optimize cold climate wind turbine performance
A method for mitigating wind turbine performance degradation caused by ice formation.
E. Coli Fermentation of Glycerol from Biodiesel Waste into Ethanol
Organic Photovoltaic Solar Cells using Graded Heterojunction Technology
Photovoltaic Organic Solar Cells using Graded Heterojunctions are Less Expensive and More Efficient
Geothermal Power Generation from Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Uses Renewable Resources
Geothermal Power Generation: Clean Energy from Carbon Dioxide Sequestration
Corn Stover Agglomerates for Oil Absorption
Efficiency and Space Improvements in Electrical Apparatus
Compact Power Transformer Design is More Efficient and Less Complex
Power Transformer Design Improves Efficiency
Biodegradable Polylactide Polymer from Polymerized Oil
Nanostructured Membranes for Gas and Liquid Separation
Hydraulic Energy Storage Systems
Partial Oxidation for Production of Olefins with Intact Alkane Functional Groups
Hybrid Geothermal and Fuel Cell System
Syngas from Autothermal Reforming of Ethanol
Sustainable triblock copolymers as strong, tunable, and degradable pressure sensitive adhesives
A method to produce strong, tunable, and degradable pressure sensitive adhesives from by-products of the cashew industry.
Improving photovoltaic cell efficiency by employing highly stable, earth-abundant nanoparticle system
A novel nanomaterial for applications involving photon upconversion.
Nesocodin: A natural red colorant that’s easily synthesized
A method to synthesize a novel, natural red colorant that is biodegradable and likely non-toxic.
Biodegradable lactose-based hydrogel
A method to produce biodegradable lactose-based hydrogel from lactose-containing dairy waste.
Process to Manufacture Branched Caprolactone
Durable, Water Resistant Wood-Based Energy Pellets
Improving Biodiesel Production Efficiency via Methyl Ester Recovery
Efficient Ammonia Production Using Stable Absorbents
High Yield Synthesis of Bio-based Acrylic Acid and Acrylate Monomers from Lactic Acid (20180106, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)
High Ammonia Absorbing Corn Stover Hydrochar for use in Horse Bedding
Biomass-derived Butadiene from Tetrahydrofuran
Biorenewable Alternative to Polyacrylates
Synthesizing Virtual Oscillators for Inverter-Based Power Systems (20160422, Dr. Sairaj Dhople)
Bio-based Elastomers from Recoverable Methyl Valerolactone (20160418, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)
Efficient Process to Make Biodegradable Polyesters and Green Solvents from Itaconic Acid
Engineered enzymes to disrupt bacterial communication and reduce virulence
Engineered enzymes that inhibit bacterial virulence factors by breaking down bacterial communication molecules.
Engineered enzymes to disrupt and prevent biofilms
Engineered enzymes that inhibit hazardous and infectious biofilms by breaking down bacterial communication molecules.
Environmentally-friendly, enzymatic anticorrosion and antifouling coating
A method to reduce microbial-caused corrosion and biofouling through the use of an enzymatic coating to disrupt bacterial communication