Thursday, January 24, 2013

Chemistry Professor Recognized as Innovator in Energy

Alexander Miller, an assistant professor in the chemistry department, was recognized in Forbes’ “30 under 30” innovators for his work on sustainable energy. Miller is researching novel catalysts for use in the manufacture of next-generation fuels. In addition to converting natural gas and biomass to more convenient liquid fuels, his group is developing catalysts that utilize solar energy to convert water and carbon dioxide directly to liquid fuels and oxygen. Read more »