Dr Hyungwoong Ahn has been awarded funding from the EPSRC in the First Grant Scheme for a project on "Carbon Capture in the Refining Process". This is the first proposal awarded by the EPSRC that looks at non-power plants.
PhD students and post-doctoral researchers will have the opportunity to undertake 4 weeks of secondment at the UK’s largest carbon capture pilot plant at SSE’s Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire.
Prof. Stefano Brandani was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 (Material World, Catching carbon from air) on 8th December 2011. He responded to questions from the host on whether it is worth extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and how it might be done with carbon nanotubes.
The Korean Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP) under the direction of the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) announced in December 2011 that a research proposal led by Yonsei University (Korea) has been selected to be a new project under the International Cooper