Develop nanofiber chitosan membranes using an electro-spinning process with the capacity to treat aqueous and gaseous environments.
Support the development of fluorescent detectors for a common seafood poison- saxitoxin.
Demonstrate the feasibility of using an internally-cooled machining tool that can perform at the same level as a conventional externally-cooled machine tool and thus eliminate the use of metalworking fluids.
Develop the technology, commercial applications, and life cycle assessments for high-performance microcellular (nano-) composites that use sustainable biobased materials via an environmentally benign manufacturing process.
Develop unit operations for the leather processing industry based on the use of liquid carbon dioxide.
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