chemical engineering

From Wood Waste To Amino Acids

An international research team has pioneered a faster, cheaper and greener way to produce amino acids from plant-based waste.

UNIST Recognizes Six ‘Rising Star’ Scientists

The title ‘Rising-Star Distinguished Professor’ is awarded to eminent professors who are under the age of 45.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Yan Ning

Rather than let the shells of crabs and lobsters go to waste, Assistant Professor Yan Ning pioneered the field of ‘shell biorefinery’ to upcycle crustacean shells.

An Egg-citing Recipe For Carbon-Free Fuel

Scientists in Japan have taken a crack at clean hydrogen fuel production using egg whites.

Plastic Degrading Enzyme Enhanced

Researchers in South Korea have used genetic engineering to improve the ability of a bacterial enzyme to degrade plastic waste.

Not A Stretch To Obtain Stretchable Batteries

Scientists in South Korea have developed a battery that remains conductive even under 100 percent strain, paving the way for flexible electronics.

A Simple Solution For Stable Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers in South Korea have developed inexpensive and highly stable perovskite solar cells by coating perovskite in a water-resistant material.

Sorting Cells Using Sound Waves

Sound waves could replace more expensive electric fields as a way to accurately sort biological cells for research and diagnostics.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Felycia Edi Soetaredjo

Dr. Felycia Edi Soetaredjo is on a mission to reduce water pollution in Indonesia with her simple and inexpensive method of wastewater treatment.