Posted on August 12, 2021 by Rory Dew

AUGUST 12, 2021 — The University of Texas at San Antonio and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) are collaborating to combine two catalytic processes into a single reactor, with the overall goal of recycling carbon from CO2 to produce low-cost hydrocarbon fuels.

The work, led by Grant Seuser of SwRI’s Powertrain Engineering Division and Gary Jacobs of UTSA’s College of Engineering and Integrated Design, is supported by a $125,000 grant from the Connecting through Research Partnerships (Connect) Program.

Greenhouse gas emissions are expected to increase by about 17% by 2040 as a result of increasing energy and transportation needs in the developing world.

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— Rory Dew