PROBING THE POWERS OF ZEOLITES

The University of Delaware’s Mark LaFollette, a doctoral student in chemical and biomolecular engineering at UD, displays a large structural model of a zeolite. The honeycomb-like structure allows zeolites to act as a “molecular sieve.”

UD’s LaFollette receives DOE Graduate Student Research Award

July 27, 2021

Researchers from the University of Delaware’s Center for Plastics Innovation (CPI) have developed a direct method to convert single-use plastic waste — plastic bags, yogurt containers, plastic bottles and bottle caps, packaging and more — to ready-to-use molecules for jet fuels, diesel and lubricants.

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