CHEMICAL AND ELECTROCHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION LABORATORY
Founded by Prof. Gerardine G. Botte
Texas Tech University
Department of Chemical Engineering
Electrochemical Innovation for Process Intensification
Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas Tech University’s launch of the U.S. NSF ERC for Advancing Sustainable and Distribute Fertilizer Production (CASFER) in Lubbock. Texas Tech received the largest grant in the university’s history in August from the NSF for the CASFER to transform technology for sustainable solutions impacting agriculture, including fertilizer research.
David Schmerbitz joins to CETI-Lab for the summer with Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. He presented the topic he worked on with a poster called "Scale-up of a Zero-Gap Ammonia Electrolyzer using Nano-Sized Pt3/Ir Electrocatalyst" and shared his experiences at TTU. 07/28/2022
COVID-19 sensor was showcased on The Good Men Project: Texas Tech Professor Invents Game-Changing Ultra Rapid COVID-19 Sensor (The Good Men Project) – College of Engineering | Chemical Engineering | Geri Botte
Check out the latest interview of Dr. Gerri Botte with Lauren of Good Morning San Diego show on where she discusses the ongoing efforts being taken at CETI-Lab in Texas Tech Chemical Engineering department on indoor air quality monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 detection to provide a safe space for people.
Paper entitled "Rapid electrochemical detection of Escherichia coli using nickel oxidation reaction on a rotating disk electrode" by Ashwin Ramanujam and Gerardine G. Botte” is now online and can be accessed for free.
Masi and Ali got awarded for travel grant to attend the ECS PRIME 2020 Event.
Ali will be presenting "Integration of Low Melting Temperature Electrolyte in Thermal Batteries"
NSF ERC, CASFER
The most prestigious NFS award was granted to Texas Tech University under the leadership of Dr. Botte. ERC for Advancing Sustainable and Distributed Fertilizer Production (CASFER), headquartered at Texas Tech, received a $26 million grant from the NSF for an initial five-year period with the possibility of renewing the grant for five more years and another $25 million.
UFC-19 is at I-Corps
Dr. Botte and Ashwin Ramanujan participating an I-Corps National, Winter 2021 Cohort.
Kickoff (online): January 12 - 15 (afternoon start January 12)
Web Sessions (online): Wednesdays 1 - 4pm ET January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17
Lessons Learned (online): February 22 - 23 (noon start February 22)