Advanced polymers help streamline water purification, environmental remediation

Advanced polymers help streamline water purification, environmental remediation

Professor Xiao Su, left, graduate student Stephen Cotty, center, and postdoctoral researcher Kwiyong Kim have developed an energy-efficient device that selectively absorbs a highly toxic form of arsenic in water and converts it into a far less toxic form.

 

Professor Xiao Su, left, graduate student Stephen Cotty, center, and postdoctoral researcher Kwiyong Kim have developed an energy-efficient device that selectively absorbs a highly toxic form of arsenic in water and converts it into a far less toxic form.

Photo by Fred Zwicky

JAN 21, 2020 8:00 AMBY LOIS YOKSOULIAN  | PHYSICAL SCIENCES EDITOR  | 217-244-2788  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ENGINEERING