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Methods for Simultaneous Sugar Utilization in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

 

 

Dr. Yong Su Jin from the University of IL has engineered new Saccharomyces strains to bypass the preferential consumption of glucose. These strains allow...

Redox Flow Batteries with Unmixed 4 Tank Architecture

 

 

Professor Smith has invented a low-cost non-aqueous redox flow batteries for grid scale energy storage. The design of the system attempts to minimize the...

Vacuum Stripping Fermentation Technology to Improve Productivity in Dry Grind Corn Process for Bioethanol Production

Dr. Singh from the University of IL has developed an ethanol vacuum stripping process compatible with the dry grind corn process. In contrast to current technologies, this...

Shape Memory Polymer Reusable Dry Adhesive

Dr. Seok Kim from the University of IL has developed a removable and reusable dry adhesive for wall hanging applications. This invention uses a shape memory polymer and...

3D Printing of High Quality Materials

Dr. Moore from the University of Illinois has developed a new method of 3D printing which enables the use of high quality components. This printing method cures materials...

Polymer Microcolumns for Gas or Vapor Separation

Dr. Suslick has developed a method to form polymer microcolumns for portable and disposable gas chromatography. Using sacrificial materials as a template, 2D and 3D...

Air-Fed Microplasma Devices for Water and Surface Disinfection

Dr. J. Gary Eden from the University of Illinois has developed air-fed microplasma devices and arrays that can be used for water and surface disinfection. 


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Reversible Crosslinking of Polymers Using Molecular Switches

Dr. Braun has developed a material that can polymerize and de-polymerize using two distinct triggers. By building on reversible Spyropyan chemistry, Dr. Braun has made...

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