Thembelihle Shongwe

Chemical engineering

Hometown: Manzini, Swaziland

Graduation date: Spring 2018

Portrait of Shongwe-Thembelihle
Energy icon, disabled. An orange lightning bolt.

FURI | Spring 2018

Converting Industrial Combustion Byproducts to Liquid Transportation Fuels and Environmentally Friendly Nitrogen-containing Compounds

The implementation of carbon capture and storage systems (CCS) has played a crucial role in the pursuit of sustainable sources of energy, but the risks of leakages have become a major push for utilizing CO2 as soon as it is produced. This project aims to contribute to CCS by exploring the possibility of simultaneously converting a mixture of CO2 and NOx (typical effluents from combustion systems) to large hydrocarbons for transportation fuels and environmentally friendly nitrogen-containing compounds. Future work involves analyzing product yields and creating catalysts that are active under typical industrial combustion conditions.

Mentor:

QR code for the current page

It’s hip to be square.

Students presenting projects at the symposium are encouraged to download this personal QR code and include it within your poster. This allows symposium attendees to explore more about your project and about you in the future. 

Right click the image to save it to your computer.

FURI Totals

TotalStudents

0

FacultyMentors

0

OnlineSymposia

0

FocusAreas

0

FURIProjects

0

MOREProjects

0

KEENProjects

0

GCSPProjects

0