Nanoscale carbon dots for PFAS phytoremediation

A method for the phytoremediation of PFAS from contaminated soil using carbon-based nanoparticles.

Phytoremediation of PFAS with ultraporous silica nanoparticles

A method for the phytoremediation of PFAS from contaminated soil using ultraporous mesostructured silica nanoparticles.

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

Monomer Recovery from Biobased Polyurethane (20160238, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)

In-Stream Hydropower Generation System

Enabling Alternative Fuel Combustion in Diesel Engines

Liquid Plasma Discharge for Biodiesel Synthesis

Ultra High Density Integrated Composite Capacitor Design for CMOS

Mercury Removal Sponge (20150326, Dr. Abdennour Abbas)

Cam-Driven Variable Displacement Linkage (20150323, Dr. James Van de Ven)

High Speed 3-Way Valve for Switch-Mode Hydraulic Circuits (20150315, Dr. James Van de Ven)

Dental Mercury Capture Device (20150218, Dr. Sandra Myers)

Efficient Flow Blurring Nozzle (20150202, Dr. Alison Hoxie)

Isosorbide-based Methacrylate Monomer for High Tg Polymers (20150148, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)

Photovoltaic Inverter Dispatch Optimizer (20150142, Dr. Giannakis)

Olefin Synthesis from Biomass (20150116, Dr. Hillmyer, Dr. Tolman)

Biodiesel from Scum Oil and Waste Oil (20150113, Dr. Roger Ruan)

Flywheel Energy Storage Technology (20150060-2)

Bearingless Motor Design (20150060-1)

Bio Based Polymer Synthesis from Sugar (20140196, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)

High Permeance Separation Membrane Support for Operation under High Pressure Conditions (20140165, Dr. Michael Tsapatsis)

Environmentally Friendly Thermoset from Sugar (20140072, Dr. Marc Hillmyer)

High Power Application Modular Multilevel Converter (20130335, Dr. Ned Mohan)

Magnetic Position Sensor (20130174, Dr. Rajesh Rajamani)

Biosynthetic Pathway to 1,4-Butanediol and other C4-C5 Chemicals (20130128, Dr. Kechun Zhang)

Increase Fuel Efficiency with Direct Fuel Injection System Design (20130097, Dr. Zongxuan Sun)

Polyhydroxyalkanoates Blended with Graphene Nanocomposites (20130048, Dr. Srienc)

Hydrogen Extraction from Wastewater (20130046, Dr. William Arnold)

High Efficiency Variable Displacement Pump (20130033)

Solar-Powered Biomass Gasifier (20120099, Dr. Jane Davidson)

Bio-Based Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Alternative to Petroleum-Based Adhesives (20110026, Dr. Steve Severtson)

Affordable Hydrogen Production from an Efficient Solar Reactor (20110019, Dr. Jane Davidson)

Bio-Based, Phthalate-Free Polyvinyl Chloride Plasticizer (20100213)

Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels from Biomass via Single Reactor Process