Solvent-Targeted Recovery and Precipitation (Strap) A New Paradigm for Plastic Recycling

Kevin Lifsey

Presented by George Huber, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presenter Bio:

George Willis Huber is the Richard Antoine Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Huber is the executive director of the $12.5 million International Center on Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics (CUWP). CUWP currently involves 22 industrial partners, 6 universities, 1 national laboratory, 29 PIs, and 36 graduate students/post-doctoral researchers. He has published over 230 papers, more than 23 patents, and received over 50,000 citations. He is co-founder of Anellotech ( and Pyran ( Professor Huber has received visiting professorships from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015 (at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics), from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2019-20 and the ExxonMobil Visiting Chair Professor at National University of Singapore in 2019. George did a post-doctoral stay with Avelino Corma at the Technical Chemical Institute at the Polytechnical University of Valencia, Spain (UPV-CSIC). He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005) under the direction of James Dumesic. He obtained his B.S. (1999) and M.S.(2000) degrees in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University.

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