Research Activities

imagesPlastic Pyrolysis to liquid fuels 

  • Funded by Engineering New Mexico
  • Student Researcher: John Schutte (Ph D)
  • Status:  Pyrolysis reactor construction nearly complete. Experimental Safety Plan to operate reactor under development

Previous Academic Investigations

  • Additive Manufacture using mechanoluminescent materials
  • Remediation of legacy nitrosamine diamine contamination at the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson White Sands Test Facility
  • Lignocellulose extraction from transgenic alfalfa to enhance bioethanol manufacture
  • Core & shell structure nano particle composed of nickel and ruthenium synthesis by flash pyrolysis
  • Synthesis and characterization of activated carbon from lignocellulosic materials