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Emerging Opportunities in Advanced Biomanufacturing

The United States is uniquely positioned to be the global technological leader in utilizing advanced manufacturing to produce bioproducts due to its profound strengths in agriculture, chemical production and biotechnology. Biomass-derived products expand on globally cost competitive biomass production and leverage the highly efficient agriculture infrastructure in the U.S., delivering demonstrated potential to compete economically […]

Ka Yiu San

Ka-Yiu San named fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Rice University bioengineer Ka-Yiu San has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. Fellows of the association are elected by their peers, and fewer than one percent of its members are elected each year. The association selected […]

Green Chemistry

CBiRC research featured in recent issues of Green Chemistry

The November 2014 issue of Green Chemistry features a critical review on hydrothermally stable heterogeneous catalysts for conversion of biorenewables, written by Abhaya Datye, et al., that is based, at least in part, on research that is supported by CBiRC. A second critical review on selective oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes over supported metal nanoparticles, […]