Areas of Research
We engineer catalysts for the sustainable production of chemicals and fuels from renewables.
News & Events
Dr. Tessonnier and Sani publish a book chapter, “Bioadvantaged Nylon from Renewable Muconic Acid: Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties”. Congratulations!
Dr. Tessonnier and Sani publish a chapter in the ACS book, Green Polymer Chemistry: New Products, Processes, and Applications, in collaboration with Dr. Eric Cochran. Abdolmohammadi, S.; Hernández, N.; Tessonnier, J.-P.; Cochran, E. W., Bioadvantaged Nylon from...
Sani’s research is highlighted in Mike Krapfl’s article, “Researchers Develop, Test New System for Making Biorenewable Chemicals”
The article can be accessed at: https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/10/16/doebioprivileged
Chen, S. S.; Yu, I. K. M.; Cho, D.-W.; Song, H.; Tsang, D. C. W.; Tessonnier, J.-P.; Ok, Y. S.; Poon, C. S., Selective Glucose Isomerization to Fructose via a Nitrogen-doped Solid Base Catalyst Derived from Spent Coffee Grounds. ACS Sustainable Chemistry &...
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