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Novel material for reversible SO2 capture

Novel material for reversible SO2 capture

AN international team of scientists has developed a novel material capable of selective and reversible capture of sulfur dioxide (SO2). The porous material could help to reduce SO2 emissions and enable use of captured SO2 to produce useful products.

  • 6th December 2019

Chemical Engineers Who Changed the World

Kenneth Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

Kenneth Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

2015 marks the centenary of the Great Shell Crisis of World War I (WWI), in which the British Army was running short of munitions. The subsequent scaling up of the supply of high explosives and propellants became a major achievement of the embryonic chemical engineering profession under the leadership of Kenneth Bingham Quinan.

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

For a series called Chemical Engineers who Changed the World, it would be downright rude not to feature the man who is widely regarded as the founding father of the discipline and the spiritual father of IChemE.