Search Results - biological & environmental engineering

6 Results Sort By:
Biolamina Plate Bioreactor
Technology Description This technology includes bioreactor devices capable of converting organic species into fuels using microchannel technology combined with bio-lamina substrates modified with biologically active materials. The reactor is comprised of lamina each containing an encapsulated biofilm that carries out a desired conversion reaction. ...
Published: 5/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): Goran Jovanovic, Kate Schilke, Frederick Atadana, Chris Loeb
Keywords(s): Agriculture, Biofuels, Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomechanics, Biotechnology, Gas-to-Liquid Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Process Intensification
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Fluidic devices with photo-actuated gates and re-patternable channels
Technology Description This patented technology (US 8,580,161) describes ways of controlling fluid movement in microfluidic devices and microwell plates. Fluid movement is achieved by controlling gating, valving, and permeation using light-actuated compounds such as a spiropyran. Prototypes have been tested in the lab and we are looking for a lice...
Published: 5/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): Vincent Remcho, Jintana Nammoonnoy, Myra Koesdjojo
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Diagnostic, Medical Science & Technologies, Multiplexing, Nanotechnology, Physics / Applied Engineering, Research Tools
Category(s): Device, Chemical, Chemistry, Diagnostics, Engineering, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Research Tools
Biological Oxidation of MTBE
Technology Description This invention utilizes the filamentous fungus Graphium sp., which is one of the few organisms known to grow on gaseous n-alkanes including; ethane, propane and n-butane. The fungus, while growing on n-alkanes, can cometabolically oxidize and degrade the gasoline oxygenate, methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE). Methods for bioremed...
Published: 5/11/2016   |   Inventor(s): Michael Hyman, Lynda Ciuffetti
Keywords(s): Bacteria, Bio, Biofilter, Biofuels, Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomechanics, Bioremediation, Cesium, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Environmental Remediation, Liquid-Liquid Extraction Process, Micro, Microbiology, Microorganism, natural product, Photochemical Catalytic Reactor, Phytochemical, Toxicology
Category(s): Agricultural, Biological Materials
Genetic incorporation of tetrazine amino acids and use in bioorthogonal ligations
Technology Description Ideal bioorthogonal reactions containing high reaction rates, high selectivity and high stability would allow for stoichiometric labeling of biomolecules in minutes and eliminate the need to washout excess labeling reagent. Currently no general method exists for controlled stoichiometric or sub-stoichiometric labeling of prot...
Published: 2/11/2016   |   Inventor(s): Ryan Mehl, Robert Blizzard
Keywords(s): Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Diagnostic, Labels, Protein Polymer Hybrids, Research Tools
Category(s): Diagnostics
Ultra-sensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrates Patterned by Diatom Frustules
Background of Invention Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) has been widely investigated as an analytical tool for detecting various biological and chemical molecules with single molecular sensitivity due to the strong electric fields induced by plasmonic resonances. Even though an enhancement factors as large as 1014 has been reported by co...
Published: 10/14/2014   |   Inventor(s): Alan Wang, Gregory Rorrer
Keywords(s): Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Materials Science
Category(s): Materials Science, Engineering, Device, Diagnostics, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Research Tools, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies, Biological Materials, Medical Devices, Physical Science, Therapeutics
Chemical Stabilization of Graphite Electrodes
Technology Description The technology describes a simple, economical and scalable flow bath chemical treatment of a graphite electrode surface to extend its useful life by up to 10-fold. This chemical treatment method is applicable to numerous systems where graphite electrodes perform electrooxidation or electroreduction.Features & Benefits Che...
Published: 8/6/2012   |   Inventor(s): Alexandre Yokochi, Michael Lerner, Alex Bistrika
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Biological & Environmental Engineering, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics / Applied Engineering
Category(s): Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
© 2017. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Inteum