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New molecule sets stage for nickel as a “greener” photocatalyst, reveals key steps in reaction process

Researchers have developed a new ligand that promotes a direct nickel-photocatalyzed cross-coupling reaction

28-Apr-2022

In recent years, the golden word in precious metals is palladium. A crucial component in automobile catalytic converters and in emerging hydrogen fuel cell technology, the demand for this rare silvery white transition metal continues to outstrip supply, driving its price per ounce far above gold ...

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Tiny porous crystals change the shape of water to speed up chemical reactions

The new approach is poised to play a role in helping chemical manufacturers move away from harmful solvent catalysts in favor of water

22-Sep-2021

Chemical engineers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign now understand how water molecules assemble and change shape in some settings, revealing a new strategy to speed up chemical reactions critical to industry and environmental sustainability. The new approach is poised to play a role ...

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Team develops bioprocess for converting plant materials into valuable chemicals

19-Aug-2021

A team of scientists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign developed a bioprocess using engineered yeast that completely and efficiently converted plant matter consisting of acetate and xylose into high-value bioproducts. Lignocellulose, the woody material that gives plant cells their ...

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New US and German collaboration aims to produce green hydrogen more efficiently

NSF-DFG EChem Award Announcement

27-Jul-2021

Through a new award program, the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG) have joined forces to award the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Technical University of Darmstadt a three-year $720,000 research grant ($500,000 ...

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Turn plastic waste into edible food

Future Insight Prize 2021 of € 1 Million Awarded to Ting Lu and Stephen Techtmann

15-Jul-2021

Merck announced the winners of this year’s Future Insight Prize. The €1million prize in the category of “Food Generation” was awarded today during the Future Insight Days in Darmstadt, Germany, to Ting Lu, Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA, and ...

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Scientists intensify electrolysis, utilize carbon dioxide more efficiently with magnets

"Our ultimate goal is to transform carbon dioxide back into carbon-based chemicals"

02-Jul-2021

For decades, researchers have been working toward mitigating excess atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. One promising approach captures atmospheric CO2 and then, through CO2 electrolysis, converts it into value-added chemicals and intermediates--like ethanol, ethylene, and other useful ...

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Mysterious organic scum boosts chemical reaction efficiency, may reduce chemical waste

09-Feb-2021

Chemical manufacturers frequently use toxic solvents such as alcohols and benzene to make products like pharmaceuticals and plastics. Researchers are examining a previously overlooked and misunderstood phenomenon in the chemical reactions used to make these products. This discovery brings a new ...

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Magic twist angles of graphene sheets identified

16-Mar-2020

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel and can be as much as 6 times lighter. These characteristics alone make it a popular material in manufacturing. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently uncovered more properties of graphene sheets that can benefit ...

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The 136 Million Atom-Model

Scientists Simulate Photosynthesis

10-Dec-2019

The conversion of sunlight into chemical energy is essential for life. In one of the largest simulations of a biosystem worldwide, scientists have mimicked his complex process for a component of a bacterium - on the computer, atom by atom. The work, which has now been published in the journal ...

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Biological enzymes as source of hydrogen fuel

28-Nov-2019

Research from the University of Illinois and the University of California, Davis has chemists one step closer to recreating nature's most efficient machinery for generating hydrogen gas. This new development may help clear the path for the hydrogen fuel industry to move into a larger role in the ...

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