Projects

Research Projects

Current Projects

  • 38. “Oxide-supported Amine for Moving-Bed CO2 and SO2 Capture” March 2010 – March. 2011. Babcock&Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (Pending).
  • 37. “SO2-Resistant Immobilized Amine Sorbents for CO2 Capture,” Dec. 1, 2009 – Nov. 11, 2012. U. S. Department of Energy.
  • 36. “Techno-economic Analysis of Scalable Coal-based Fuel Cells,” Sept. 1, 2009 – Aug. 31, 2013
  • 35. “Development of Kilowatt-Scale Coal Fuel Cell Technology,”. June 1, 2008 – May 31, 2012. U.S. Department of Energy.
  • 34. “Oxide-supported Amine for Moving-Bed CO2 and SO2 Capture”, Feb. 28, 2008 – April 30, 2009. Babcock&Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc
  • 33. “FirstEnergy Advanced Energy Research Project ,” March 1, 2008 – March 1, 2012, FirstEnergy
  • 32. Metal Monolithic Amine-grafted Zeolites for CO2 Capture,” U. S. Department of Energy, , Feb 2007 – Dec. 31, 2010.
  • 31. “Coal-based Fuel Cell,” Ohio Coal Development Office, 9/1/06 - 8/31/10
  • 30. “Integrated Fuel Cell with Chemical Looping,” Joint point with Professor L. S. Fan at the Ohio State University. Akron 9/1/07 - 8/31/09.
  • 29. “Development of Direct Carbon Fuel Cell Systems with Breakthrough Energy Density for Mobile Defense and Security Applications,” subcontract from Contained Energy, Third Frontier Fuel Cell,Jan. 1, 2008 – Dec. 31, 2008.
  • 28. “Development of a 5 kW Prototype Coal Fuel Cell,” U.S. Department of Energy,7/15/06 – 7/14/08.
  • 27. “Low Cost Catalysts to Enhance Hydrogen Storage in Metal Organic Frameworks,” Subcontract from Ovonic Hydrogen System, LLC, Department of Defense, April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008.

Completed Projects

  • 26. “CO2 Sequestration and Recycle by Photosynthesis with Visible Light,” University Coal Research Program of U.S. Department of Energy, 9/24/02-9/23/05. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 25. “Photosynthesis,” Research Challenge Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, 9/02-1/05. (Indirect cost @ 0%).
  • 24. “Carbon-based Fuel Cell,” University Coal Research Program of U.S. Department of Energy, 9/01/03 8/31/05
  • 23. “Coal-based Fuel Cell,” Ohio Coal Development Office, 9/1/03-8/31/05
  • 22. “Hydrogen Consortium,” Hayes Investment Fund to the Ohio State/Akron/Cincinnati/Kent, 1/01/04 – 12/31/05.
  • 21. “Postdoctoral Fellowship for Catalysis Research,” University of Akron Research II Initiative, 2/01 2/03.
  • 20. “Novel Amine Enriched Sorbents for CO2 Capture,” U.S. Department of Energy,9/02-9/03.
  • 19. “Catalytic Decomposition of NO,” Ohio Coal Development Office, 11/02-10/03. (Indirect cost @ 47%).
  • 18. “Nanostructured Surfaces for Investigation of Friction at the Molecular Scale,” SGER, Divison of Civil and Mechanical System, National Science Foundation,2/03-2/04. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 17. “Photo-catalytic Synthesis of CH3OH from CO2/H2O with Visible Light,” Ohio Coal Development Office, 11/01-10/02. (Indirect cost @ 47%).
  • 16. “Environmentally Benign CO Insertion, National Science Foundation”, 9/98-8/01. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 15. “Environmentally Synthesis of Carbamate: Carbonylation of Nirtrocompounds,” Research Challenge Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, 9/98-8/01. (Indirect cost @ 0%).
  • 14. “CO2 Sequestration and Recycle by Photosynthesis with Visible Light,” University Coal Research Program of U.S. Department of Energy, 8/99-12/00. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 13. “Photocatalysis,” Research Challenge Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, 9/99-8/00. (Indirect cost @ 0%).
  • 12. “Novel Amine Enriched Sorbents for CO2 Capture,” U.S. Department of Energy, 9/00-9/01. (Indirect cost @ 26%)
  • 11. “Novel Support Materials for the Automobile Catalytic Converter,” Research Challenge Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, 11/97-12/99. (Indirect cost @ 0%)
  • 10. “Catalytic Reduction of NO,” Research Challenge Program of the Ohio Board of Regents, 9/96-7/99. (Indirect cost @ 0%)
  • 9. “Catalysts for Heterogeneous Alkene Hydroformylation,” Small Business: TDA Research, Inc; Research Institution: The University of Akron. Small Business Technology Transfer Program of U. S. Department of Energy, 7/95-4/96.
  • 8. “In Situ Infrared Study of Catalytic Decomposition of NO,” University Coal Research Program of U.S. Department of Energy,8/95-7/99. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 7. “Transient Infrared Study of Adsorbates in Heterogeneous Catalysis,” Chemical Reaction Processes, National Science Foundation, 9/95-8/99. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 6. “Catalytic Reduction of Nitric Oxide,” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10/95-9/99. (Indirect cost @ 47%)
  • 5. “In Situ Infrared Study of Carbonylation of Nitrocompounds,” East Asia and Pacific Division of International Program, National Science Foundation, 2/96 -5/98. (Indirect cost @ 26% for off-campus)
  • 4. “Effect of Chemical Additives on the Synthesis of Ethanol,” University Coal Research Program of U.S. Department of Energy, 9/97-2/92.
  • 3. “Surface Design of Supported Metal Catalysts for Polymerization,” Research Challenge Enhancement Grant, The Board of Regents of the State of Ohio, 10/90-6/91.
  • 2. “Surface Design of Supported Metal Catalysts for the Synthesis of Higher Alcohol,” Faculty Research Grant, The University of Akron, 11/91-1/92.
  • 1. Research Challenge Enhancement of Ohio Board of Regents, to S. Lee, S. Chuang. K. Fullerton, 3/90 6/91

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