Are plastics the new natural gas?

Researchers in the Col­lege of Engi­neering have devel­oped a com­bus­tion system that burns plas­tics as cleanly as nat­ural gas—and has the added capa­bility of pro­ducing carbon nanotubes.

Journey to a cleaner future

Engi­neering pro­fessor Yiannis Lev­endis was awarded the 2013 George West­ing­house Gold Medal in recog­ni­tion of his con­tri­bu­tions to the power field of mechan­ical engineering.