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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sponsored

Carbon capture (CCS) has become an important economic, industrial and environmental issue. However, there are technical aspects you may not understand because they typically aren’t covered in undergraduate curriculums. Attend this sponsored webinar if you not only design and operate a CCS plant...Read more

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 3:00pm
CAST - Computing & Systems Technology Division

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am
CEI - Center for Energy Initiatives

The atmospheric CO2 as well as other greenhouse gases have been considered as the main contributors to global climate change. To alleviate the effect of anthropogenic CO2 on global climate change, many strategies are under development that can

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:20am
CEI - Center for Energy Initiatives

The patent pending Black Swan, LLC “Wig" Membranes and Membrane Air Enrichment (MAE) Process have several distinct advantages over other membranes and methods of producing enriched (concentrations above 20.9%) oxygen from air, including highly enriched
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 3:20pm
F&PD - Fuels & Petrochemicals Division

Kyle March, Albert Zwiener, Chemical Engineering Dept., Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX 78238.

Topic: Fluidized reactor technology /Carbon capture/CO2 utilization

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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 1:30pm
F&PD - Fuels & Petrochemicals Division

Internal Combustion (IC) Engine Power Generation is used throughout California in municipal Sanitation Districts to produce power with renewably produced fuel from waste digesters in the form of biogas, typically with 65% methane with the balance of the dry composition
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm
CRE - Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division

As levels of atmospheric CO2 continue to rise, all areas of society, including the chemical industry, are being asked to “do something” about CO2.  But what? How should we best use our limited resources to address climate change?  In this webinar, we’ll look at some of the various...Read more

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 1:15pm
SEF - Sustainable Engineering Forum

The value of liquid hydrocarbons is hard to overestimate. If they did not already exist, they would need to be invented. Today, mining fossil carbon provides access to hydrocarbons for fuels and chemicals. However, there are other ways to produce liquid hydrocarbons. For
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Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:00am
SEF - Sustainable Engineering Forum

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy aims to advance the science and technology of the fossil energy industry to enable the reliable, efficient, affordable, and environmentally sound use of fossil fuels. Carbon capture,
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Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:00am
AIChE

The Carbon Storage Program implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and managed by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is helping to develop technologies that safely and permanently store carbon dioxide (CO2)
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:30am
AIChE

The Separations Division is more than an organization—it is a community, and the areas within this community compete with each other in a collegial manner. This fact notwithstanding all areas face the need to optimize separation efficacy and cost
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:00am
CRE - Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division

Catalytic conversion of CO2 to methane (via hydrogenation) and syngas (via dry reforming of methane, DRM) has significant importance in controlling global CO2 emissions. The widely employed nickel-based catalysts have limitations, and gaining
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 9:00am
AIChE

With this presentation, Mary Ellen Ternes, B.E. (ChE), J.D., 2020 President of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, and Fellow and lifetime member of AIChE, will review the context, significant progress and important lessons learned beginning with the initial
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:00am
SEF - Sustainable Engineering Forum

Artificial photosynthesis inspired by nature’s design concept focusing on harnessing concentrated solar radiant energy flow can be processed for efficient CO2 reduction into high-grade fuels. Solar thermochemical cycles have been firstly
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Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:00am
NSEF - Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum

Carbon black is the largest nanostructured material with annual production rate of just over 10 Mt/y worldwide. At the same time, soot emissions from fossil fuel and biomass combustion are comparable, just over 8 MT/y worldwide. As a result, there is renewed interest in
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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 3:20pm
AIChE

The benefits and challenges of a large scale industrial waste heat-to-power/cogeneration facility are presented in this case study of the Port Arthur Steam Energy Project. The project recovers 2000⁰F flue gas energy from a petroleum coke calcining plant
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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 3:00pm
AIChE

Dry Reforming of Methane (DRM) refers to the reaction between CH4 and CO2 to produce syngas. However, due to the stoichiometry of the reaction, the H2/CO ratio of the syngas produced is slightly below 1. Life cycle analysis work done by our group [1] indicates that
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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1:50pm
AIChE

Center for Houston’s Future interviewed stakeholders representing over 30 energy companies, academic institutions and other parties. We also heard presentations by 40 participants at our June 2019 Low-Carbon Energy Summit.
Our research shows Houston
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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1:30pm
AIChE

The world’s energy system is in the midst of a fundamental and disruptive transition that will have a direct on impact how energy is produced, processed, transmitted, distributed and consumed. The energy mix of the future will see a substantial
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 11:20am
RAPID - RAPID Manufacturing Institute for Process Intensification

Kyle March, Eloy Flores, Chemical Engineering Dept., Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX 78238.

Topic: Fluidized reactor technology /Carbon capture/CO2 utilization

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 11:00am
AIChE

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions of steam cracking furnaces by oxy-fuel combustion, renewable fuels and high emissivity coatings

Authors: Vangaever S. 1, Djokic M.R.1, Van Thielen J.2, Olver J.3, Theis G. 4,

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 3:00pm
AIChE

An excel spreadsheet based model uses the equation ΔCO2 = 5.13 + E − 0.0177*CO2 to calculate annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. In this equation ΔCO2 is the annual increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide in any year
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:10pm
AIChE

Dry Reforming of Methane (DRM) process has been studied extensively as it utilizes CO2 and CH4 to produce syngas, a valuable intermediate. The main challenges for industrial application are the high energy requirement, severe coking environment and
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 1:30pm
AIChE

The inherently sustainable Black Swan Biomass Cycle for energy carbon management is progressed in industrial scale demonstration facilities under construction at the Kern Oil and Refining Company's cogeneration unit surrounded by hundreds of acres of crops in the heart
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 11:40am
AIChE

This paper will discuss Dioxide Materials efforts to scale their existing CO2 electrolyzers from the 1.5 watt laboratory units to 10 kW pilot scale units. Efforts included increasing the current per unit area from 200 mA/cm2 to 500 mA/cm2
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 11:20am
AIChE

Combatting global climate change from anthropogenic CO2 emissions is an active area of discussion and research. One area of considerable excitement is the “utilization” of CO2 as a raw material for producing
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
CRE - Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division

Worldwide energy demand is projected to grow strongly in the coming decades, with most of the growth in developing countries.  Even with unprecedented growth rates in the development of renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind and bioenergy, the world will continue to rely on...Read more

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 8:50am
AIChE

Dry Reforming of Methane Process utilizes CO2 and CH4 to produce syngas (mixture of CO and H2). This process has grabbed a lot of attention in academia due to its utilization of CO2 to produce a valuable intermediate. However,
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 8:00am
AIChE

Minimizing CO2 prodcution in chemical reactions is a desirable pathway to low-carbon processes. Our approach encompasses two aspects: 1) use nano-sized catalysts to enhance surface area to achieve increased space-time-yield (STY) and couple it with 2) slurry
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:10pm
AIChE

Presented is pilot plant data/ results operating in multiple orchards in Kern County, California. Flue gas taken directly from the clean natural gas fired power plant stack is utilized. The technology provides cooling, delivery, dilution, and dispersal systems to feed/
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