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Water-Cleanup Catalysts Tackle Biomass Upgrading
Rice University researchers register 4th ‘volcano plot’ for palladium-gold catalysts

Joe Hightower, professor emeritus and Hospitality Apartments leader, dies at 77
Joe Hightower, 77, a Rice professor emeritus of chemical and biomolecular engineering, died July 25. Hightower was a pioneer in catalysis and chemical kinetics and advanced the development of materials that proved essential to the catalytic converters now mandated in all vehicles.

Rice Co-Sponsors Oil and Gas Conference
About 300 leading specialists from academia, national laboratories and industry from 22 countries shared their expertise last month at the 15th annual PetroPhase Conference co-organized by Rice University and Baker Hughes

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Thursday, August 28
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
CHBE Seminar Series

Thursday, August 28
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gold Nanoparticle Platforms for Antigen and Adjuvant Delivery in Cancer Immunotherapy

Friday, August 29
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The characterization and visualization of multi-phase systems using microfluidic devices

Tuesday, September 2
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Integrating Signaling in Space and Time – Calmodulin as a Case Study

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