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Innovative catalytic ceramic porous membrane key to Gas2’s pilot gas-to-liquids plant

By / February 17, 2012

First generation of Gas2 ceramic membranes before catalytic dressings are applied. Credit: Gas2. Processes for turning natural gas-to-liquid fuels have been around for about 200 years, but large-scale adoption of GTL technologies has languished, primarily because of relatively high investment costs in a market where prices tend to fluctuate from year to year. Interest, however,…

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Abdul-Majeed Azad on Utilization of CO2 – Some alternatives to sequestration

By / August 18, 2010

University of Toledo professor Abdul-Majeed Azad believes a new paradigm is needed as the science community considers how to deal with the growing amount and threat of CO2
in the atmosphere.

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Video of the week: Utilization of CO2 – Some alternatives to sequestration

By / July 8, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/azad.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/azad.jpg}] University of Toledo professor Abdul-Majeed Azad believes a new paradigm is needed as the science community considers how to deal with the growing amount and threat of CO2 in the atmosphere. Azad and his group of researchers believe that scientists are overly obsessed with sequestration approaches and need to broaden their…

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Green energy from greenhouse gases: A novel paradigm in mitigating global warming

By / February 16, 2009

(the following is a guest post from Abdul-Majeed Azad, associate professor, chemical engineering, University of Toledo) As we know, the ultimate chemical fate of the conventional fossil fuel combustion is always CO2 and H2O, two well-known greenhouse gases responsible for contributing considerably to the global warming. In 2007 the global level of CO2 was 30…

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